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The Great Gatsby-Discuss the theme illusion versus reality-characters are blinded to the truth -redesign the life as they prefer it to be-with a logical sequence in the body and clear purpose-use at least 4 characters So we beat in boats against the current come back ceaselessly intothe past Nick says The characters in the Great Gatsby are strugglingto transform their dreams into reality by recreating the past whichthey can never change The novel contains a strong theme of illusionversus reality by portraying the disintegrations of the American Dreamsand the empty moral value of the East EggersGatsby believes in the green light which symbolizes Daisy and hisAmerican Dream Gatsby is a young man who was raised up in a poor familyin North Dakota He despised poverty and longed for wealth andsophistication He dropped out of college after two weeks attendancesbecause he was ashamed of working as a janitor to pay off the tuitionThen Gatsby left the West and changed his name from James Gatz to JayGatsby which represents the reinvention of himself Gatsby seldommentions the past Instead he hides the past and gains his enormouswealth by illegitimate means a bootlegger He makes stories that heinherited the wealth from an old Mid-west family One of his mainmotivations of being rich is Daisy Buchanan Gatsby is attracted byDaisys luxury grace and charm He insists Daisy with an idealisticperfection that she can not achieve in reality Gatsby promises he willwin Daisy back over Tom Buchanan and spend the days with Daisy like theydid in Louisville However Gatsby did not realize his goal is unworthyHe ignores the truth that the history between him and Daisy has longgone Gatsby is no naive that he stakes everything on transforming thehopes and dreams into reality When the illusion breaks into piecesGatsby died The people who took advantage of Gatsbys hospitality arenot in his funeral Eventually Gatsby was left behind by a world ofpopularity without affection After the Great War the
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