The great gatsby was one of these books the books proved to be as popular as pin-up girls among the soldiers, according to the saturday evening post ' s contemporary report 155,000 copies of gatsby were distributed to soldiers overseas. Why i love: the great gatsby, by f scott fitzgerald fitzgerald’s novel is a portal to the savage heart of the human spirit, affords a glimpse at our humanity and wonders at our enormous. The great gatsby by f scott fitzgerald takes place on long island in the early 1920s gatz is from a lower class midwestern farming family who falls in love with the wealthy well bread daisy.
Daisy is the great gatsby's most enigmatic, and perhaps most disappointing, characteralthough fitzgerald does much to make her a character worthy of gatsby's unlimited devotion, in the end she reveals herself for what she really is. Among the books everybody's forced to read in high school, the great gatsby is one of the most famous and definitive its legacy goes hand-in-hand with the idea of the great american novel. My favorite character is nick he's a very complex character very principled but also inexplicably drawn to gatsby (even though gatsby is involved in criminal activity and disgusts nick on a moral level.
In my experience of reading the book (several years ago in high school), it was an unpleasant read because of the characters and the fact that i don't know much about the roaring 20's, which is the time period gatsby takes place. The great gatsby test share this test recommend this on facebook share on tumblr share on twitter warner bros i like to think i'm something of an authority on the great gatsby, tell us your least favorite book & we'll tell you if you're going to flunk out of high school. In its barest outline, the great gatsby is a love story jay gatsby, né jimmy gatz, is a poor boy from a humble midwestern family, who falls in love with daisy fay, the belle of louisville. The great gatsby is my favorite american novel i have read it over fifty times (to tell the truth, i’ve lost count by now) i have read it over fifty times (to tell the truth, i’ve lost count by now. Great gatsby (2013) (photo courtesy of writers and books) as much as i love carey mulligan, and think that she’s a great actress for adaptations and  film review – the great gatby – dayinthelife300.
My favorite example is the scene near gatsby's pool: my life, old sport my life has got to be like this, says gatsby as he traces his finger across the path of a shooting star, landing just. The great gatsby isn't made lesser for all the apparent flaws of its hero, or the flimsiness of its plot structure and perhaps the book's status as a classic, its revered place in the high school. 5 reasons why i love the great gatsby sunday, november 16, 2014 / and it's a rather bleak book but regardless, i still adore the great gatsby it's probably my favorite book ever, actually and here is my attempt to put my incoherent ramblings about gatsby into words: five reasons why i loved it 1 the characters. The great gatsby: jordan baker, my favorite throughout fitzgerald's novel, jordan baker has been my favorite character it was the same back when i read the book and watched the movie for the first time in high school. 6 responses to “the great gatsby: book review” anthony march 29, 2013 at 6:59 am permalink one of my favorite books of all-time funny enough, through each read over the years, my visual mind has always had dicaprio playing the role.
The great gatsby quotes (showing 1-30 of 813) “so we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past” ― f scott fitzgerald, the great gatsby. 28 favorite books that are huge red flags these books are harmless the great gatsby the thing about someone whose favorite book is twilight is that i would never really be able to tell. The great gatsby is now my favorite classic it is interesting and the characters are intriguing but not likeable it is interesting and the characters are intriguing but not likeable this novel felt real to me. It snapped me out of my cranky, cynical, preconceived notions and made me love it, not just as a classic, but also as one of my favorite books i was completely caught off guard the great gatsby is essentially a look into the upper class society of the nineteen-twenties, and the scandals and dysfunction that took place underneath its glamorous.
My first experience with reading the great gatsby was in my high school english class and i hated this book with a passion, i hated it i decided to give it another shot, i admit the movie convinced me, to see if it was a hate produced by having to pick apart and dissect the book, or just because i didn't like it. I never thought that the great gatsby (one of my favourite books) is a novel about love i took it as a perfect description of the superficiality of a certain social milieu the characters in the. When i ask first-year college students what books they read in high school, they sound suspiciously like the books i read more than 30 years ago: “the great gatsby,” “lord of the flies.
The great gatsby, by f scott fitzgerald chapter 1 only gatsby, the man who gives his name to this book, was exempt from my reaction — gatsby, who represented everything for which i have an unaffected scorn if personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him, some heightened. Why the great gatsby is great for teens those in hollywood are the storytellers of our generation and popular movies are their primary medium their impact on our kids can be evaluated by how many millions of dollars they rake in on opening weekend. Personally, great expectations is one of my favourite classical novels i read it in junior high and it was the first charles dickens book that i encountered in my opinion, it's an amazing book, and i enjoyed it far more than i expected. The great gatsby by f scott fitzgerald takes place on long island in the early 1920s gatz is from a lower class midwestern farming family who falls in.