Great Works of the Modern Era Final Essay

 

Great Works of the Modern Era Final Essay

In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald portrays protagonist Jay Gatsby as the ultimate modernist hero who refuses to accept the life into which he was born,

reinvents himself and attempts to attain The American Dream. Is Jay Gatsby’s extraordinary faith in the cause of his isolation in an era of decayed social

and moral values, evidenced in its overarching cynicism, greed, and empty pursuit of pleasure?

 

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