His true intentions of holding this shindigs so often is to attract his former flame Daisy, Nick's cousin, to see if he can relight their flame that was never fully blown out. His intentions are pure and heartfelt but a large, handsome problem stands in his way of getting Daisy back, her husband Tom. After Gatsby went to serve in the war, he lost contact with her for some five years and during this time she met a man of equal wealth that filled the gapping hole in her heart. The secrets then begin to come into play. Gatsby eventually comes in contact with Daisy and renews their long lost love, in secret of course.
The novel Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is the story of the man Jay Gatsby. Gatsby was born and raised as a farm boy with the ambitions of a war hero and wealthy businessman. Along the way he encountered a young women Daisy. Daisy was born wealthy and lives in east egg while Jay recently acquired and lives in west egg. Although they are from different worlds, Gatsby falls in love with Daisy is forever mesmerized by her class and beauty.
The Great Gatsby Scott Fitzgerald 1896-1940 (http://tinyurl.com/cgnpqq6) The Great Gatsby was written by Francis Scott Fitzgerald between 1923 and 1924 and first published in the middle of the jazz age in 1925. Fitzgerald was born in 1896 and was raised in Minnesota, he was sent to an Ivy League school but unfortunately he never graduated and joined the army in 1917 when the First World War was coming to its end. While he was stationed in Alabama he met and fell in love with the local beauty, Zelda. Because of the time that they lived in Zelda was obsessed with wealth and material possession and only agreed to marry Fitzgerald if he could ‘prove himself’ (SparkNotes, 2002). He published his first book in 1920 and overnight became famous with enough money to impress
For 14-year old Walter, his great uncles’ farm in rural Texas is the last place on earth he wants to spend the summer. Dumped off by his mother, Mae, in the middle of nowhere with two crazy old men and the promise that she’ll come back for him, Walter doesn’t know what to believe in. Eccentric and gruff, Hub and Garth McCaan are rumored to have been bank robbers, mafia hit men and/or war criminals in their younger days. The truth is elusive, although they do seem to have an endless supply of cash. But Walter begins to see a new side to his great uncles when he stumbles on an old photograph of a beautiful woman hidden away in a trunk and asks Garth who she is.
East of Eden John Steinbeck In the late nineteenth century, two different families move into farmlands in northern California. Samuel Hamilton, from Ireland is very respected by all the people in town. He works very hard and has brilliant ideas but due to the location of his farm, he never becomes wealthy. Him and his wife, Liza raised nine admirable children and although they were new to California, they were all a suitable fit for Salinas Valley. Adam and Charles Trask live on a farm in Connecticut until the death of their father.
Jay represents the naive Midwesterner bewitched by the American dream who amasses great wealth and uses it to pursue a spoiled, married, upper-class girl, and the love of his youth. Nick, on the other, hand is a compassionate Princeton gentleman who regards the dream with suspicion. Some regard “The Great Gatsby” as the most profoundly American novel of its time. A year later, Fitzgerald has a collection of short stories entitled “All The Sad Young Men” published. This book will mark the end of the most productive time of Fitzgerald's life.
after three years with Mlle Souvestre . Near this time early Franklin Delano Roosevelt, fine-looking and cheerful, an upperclassman at Harvard University, the apple of his mother's eye, moved into Eleanor's life earnestly. He appeared to Eleanor a marvelous wooer. Anyhow, Franklin's ascertained courtship and Eleanor’s crave for a domicile and family and hope to go through everything that numerous women experienced, expelled every uncertainty. She had been adverted to consider the spousal relationship as a responsibility and burgeon and may well have implied that at that time the factor of sensuality was missing on her side.
Harald came from a lower-middle-class mercantile family. His own father kept a general store in a small town near Oslo. He had three daughters and two sons, both of whom emmigrated and flourished. Harald had lost his left forearm in a boyhood accident, but didn´t allow the disability to prevent him from making a similarly successful career. By 1905, at the age of forty, he had built a comfortable home for his first wife, Marie, and their two-year-old daughter, Ellen, in Llandaff.
Therefore there s no way Daisy doesn’t know about it; but she’s not going to leave the rich life she has for an affair (very materialistic) And that’s what she says to Nick when they mention her daughter; by saying “I hope she’ll be a fool, a beautiful little fool, that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool” she means that being an idiot, marrying a rich guy, and being rich will make you happy. Then after this awkward dinner, Nicks gets home and notice his neighbor Jay Gatsby, a handsome young man, standing on his wide lawn, with his arms stretched out to the sea. He appears to be reaching for a faraway green light, which may mark the end of a dock between West Egg and East
The great author, Fitzgerald, whom wrote the Great Gatsby, wrote about 2 women whom hold men’s hearts. Mrs. Daisy Buchannan was born into money and was wanted by men everywhere from her charm and beauty. Daisy fell in love with Jay Gatsby, yet loves her cheating husband, Thomas Buchannan. She is a bright woman with a wonderful charm. She loved Jay even after she was married yet she loves Thomas who has cheated on her everywhere they go.