Katherine Novak

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Novak 1 Katherine Novak Mrs. Miller English P5 13 May 2008 The Pursued, Pursuing, Busy, and the Tired Throughout F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, there is a large division between the reckless old money citizens, and the driven new money citizens. One of the prominent new money characters is Jay Gatsby. Gatsby has always had a goal to make his life successful. Although he made his money through an underground bootlegging business, he has a drive to become a prominent businessman, and have Daisy as his wife. Although Nick sees that chasing after Daisy is an empty dream due to her vacuous life, Nick is complimenting Gatsby for his aspirations, unlike Tom and Daisy who he believes
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Throughout The Great Gatsby, Nick disapproves of Gatsby due to his underground business with Wolfshine, and his desire to obtain an empty goal. Nick sees Gatsby So I walked away and left him standing in the moonlight-watching over nothing” (153). Nick sees Gatsby as superior to the other citizens of Long Island due to his sense of purpose. Gatsby saw his life as incomplete
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2010 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Cramer during the Spring '08 term at Santa Monica.

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