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The success of a novel is highly dependent on an authors skill in arranging words and storylines to create maximum interest for the reader Structuring a novel involves organizing a chain of events in a manner which will appeal to sensitive readers F Scott Fitzgerald a master of novel development demonstrates his writing talent by using flashbacks symbolism and foreshadowing as structural tools in developing his fiction The temporal devices used to structure Fitzgeralds novel The Great Gatsby serve to expose the corruption present in American society during the 1920s Foreshadowing is a temporal device used to indicate the predicted path of the story Fitzgerald uses foreshadowing both to structurally reinforce his storyline and to emphasize important events associated with the decadent lifestyle in American society at the time At the beginning of the novel narrator Nick Carraway foreshadows Jay Gatsbys inevitable death after Gatsbys life of crime Nick says NoGatsby turned out all right at the end Fitzgerald 8 as he foreshadows Gatsbys tragic and brutal murder implying that Gatsby would go through some troublesome times Fitzgerald foreshadows Gatsbys tragic demise to stress that illegitimate ways of life in that era often ended in an unfortunate way During the 1920s Gatsby would be classified as a corrupt member of society and as death falls upon him Gatsby is relinquished from his life of crime The death of Gatsby caused by the armed and blood-lusting Wilson is foreshadowed to draw attention to the number of severe crimes committed during the 20s along with a lack of faith in the justice system After Myrtle Wilsons death Mr Wilson is driven to insanity and hastily leaves his home for Port Roosevelt and then to Gads Hill Fitzgerald 152 with plans of revenge When Wilson arrives in Port Roosevelt to kill Tom Mr Buchannan coldheartedly directs him to Gatsbys mansion Wilson taking it upon himself to serve justice or what he thinks to be justice demonstrates a lack
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