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Understanding The Great Gatsby

by Michael J. Wyly

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Published by Lucent Books in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940. -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the life of F. Scott Fitzgerald and the historical context, plot, themes and character analysis of The Great Gatsby.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-106) and index.

    StatementMichael J. Wyly.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesUnderstanding great literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3511.I9 G898 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3938383M
    ISBN 10156006997X
    LC Control Number2001003470

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      Published on In which John Green explores F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of the Jazz Age, The Great Gatsby. John introduces you to Nick Carraway, Jay Gatsby, Daisy and Tom Buchanan, and.   The major thing that stands out to me about The Great Gatsby is the setting, during the ’s. First, I will give some background of The Great Gatsby, the novel (not to be confused with the Author: Gabrielle Southern.


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