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The in-depth critical analysis of the Great Gatsby by Frances Kerr gives an interesting insight into the narrative structure of F Scott Fitzgeralds The Great Gatsby the psychology of its narrator Nick Carraway and the reflection of F Scott Fitzgeralds femininity in his critically-acclaimed novel The Great Gatsby Frances Kerrs critical analysis also gives additional insight into the slight paranoia of Jay Gatsby about being viewed as feminine According to Frances Kerrs critical analysis Fitzgerald told his secretary Laura Guthrie I dont know what it is in me or that comes to me when I start to write I am half feminine at least my mind is Using this Frances Kerr explains how F Scott Fitzgeralds femininity may have led to the feminization of his characters in the Great Gatsby According to Kerrs example in F Scott Fitzgeralds The Great Gatsby Nick reveals his attraction to vulnerable men when he confesses I must have felt pretty weird by that time because I could think of nothing except the luminosity of his Gatsbys pink suit under the moon 150 This quote from the Great Gatsby brings Nick Carraways heterosexuality into question and makes most readers wonder if Nick Carraway has in some way homosexual tendencies Added to this the critical analysis also explains how Nick carefully guards but secretly indulges in feminine tendencies Many readers acknowledge some sort of conjunction of gender sexuality and homoeroticism in the Great Gatsby and this is what Frances Kerrs critical analysis investigates and studies To sum it all up the slightly homophobic critical analysis of France Kerr called Feeling Half Feminine Modernism and the Politics of Emotion in the Great Gatsby examines how the feminine personality and complex sexuality of the Great Gatsbys author F Scott Fitzgerald has created a sense of a feminine quality in the two most important male character of the novel Nick Carraway and Jay Gatsby The feminine qualities of Jay Gatsby and Nick Carraway are
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