The Greatness of Gatsby in The Great Gatsby


The Great Gatsby is the masterpiece of Fitzgerald, the representative of “Jazz Age”. This paper studies the greatness of Gatsby from three aspects: Gatsby’s struggle against fate focusing on his love and career, Gatsby’s spirit of self-discipline and his spirit of self-sacrifice compared with Jesus Christ and other people. In a word, Gatsby is as great as the writer Fitzgerald thinks of.

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Li, Q. and Zheng, L. (2015) The Greatness of Gatsby in The Great Gatsby. Advances in Literary Study, 3, 52-57. doi: 10.4236/als.2015.32009.

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