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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West and East Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922. The story primarily concerns the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his quixotic passion and obsession for the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan. Considered to be Fitzgerald's magnum opus, The Great Gatsby explores themes of decadence, idealism, resistance to change, social upheaval, and excess, creating a portrait of the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties that has been described as a cautionary tale regarding the American Dream.

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The Great Gatsby

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Novel By F Scott Fitzgerald

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Quote In Great Gatsby Said By Daisy

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The cover of The Great Gatsby directly relates to the optometrist eyes in the story, as Fitzgerald says himself, but the face seen may also be interpreted as Daisy, hanging over all the apparent splendor and glamor of Gatsby's life and haunting him.

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Check out these Great Gatsby inspired tattoos. It's amazing how detailed some of these are.

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"Whenever you feel like criticizing any one . . . just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had."

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