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Pearl BilsonTitle - What is its significance?A story which informs its readers of the American dream and how far people will go to achieve it. It also tells us about the importance of morals and what happens when we stray from them. The title The Great Gatsby also makes readers question why the Great Gatsby is great which is probably because of his characteristic of hope through the tragedies had. List 5-8 important pieces of biographical information that is directly relevant to the work and the distinguish characteristics of the author. Include such things as socio political factors that influenced the author and the impact of his or her work.Biographical InformationSignificance to the workHe had a golden girl (Zelda) who left him because he wasn’t rich.“F. Scott Fitzgerald.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 7 Dec. 2017, -fitzgerald-9296261.Accessed, 21 March, 2018.Daisy was a golden girl in his book, in which Gatsby wanted to obtain but in the end she left him for Tom who had a much higher rank in class than he did.He was fascinated by the elite and didn't like the differentiation between Old money and New money.“F. Scott Fitzgerald.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 7 Dec. 2017, -fitzgerald-9296261.Accessed, 21 March, 2018.Gatsby was fascinated by the elite and wanted to be them yet both Gatsby and nick hated the differentiation between old money and new money. We see this in Nick and Gatsby when Nick says he wantseveryone to wear uniform and in Gatsby when he tells Tom “I have just as much money as you” but Tom reminds them thatthey are different.He was a writer.“F. Scott Fitzgerald.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 7 Dec. 2017, -fitzgerald-9296261. Accessed, 21 March, 2018.Nick Carraway the narrator is also a writer and seems to be writing The Great gatsby as well.He was New Money“F. Scott Fitzgerald.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 7 Dec. 2017, -fitzgerald-9296261. Accessed, 21 March, Gatsby was new money and couldn't seemto be equal in the Old Money’s eyes no matter how much money he had.
2018.The affairs between him and Zelda.“F. Scott Fitzgerald.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 7 Dec. 2017, -fitzgerald-9296261. Accessed, 21 March, 2018.The affairs in the great gatsby like Myrtle cheating on George wilson with Tom, Tomcheating on Daisy many times and Daisy’saffair with Gatsby.List (a bulleted list is fine) 8-12 of the most significant events of the story.Nick Carraway buys a house next to a mysterious neighbour who turns out to be James Gatsby.Nick goes over to his cousin Daisy and finds out Tom is cheating On Daisy.Nick gets an invite to Gatsby's party but seems to be the only one and can't find Gatsby either.

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