"The Great Gatsby." This title provoked me curiosity through the reason why Gatsby is so great. The author of the book, F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896~1940), made me keep reading this book with his dexterous writing skills. This book is set up by the story of Mello and Romance.
This book has a first person narrator, Nick Carraway. He is a sincere and faithful man who lives next to the big fancy house of Gatsby that offers luxury party everyday night. He criticizes Gatsby's life of lie and his delusion, but gives high praises of his honest and serious love toward Daisy. At the result of Gatsby's death, he returns to his hometown after become disillusionment of the eastern life that has the only splendid appearance but a lack of the honesty.
Jay Gatsby is the protagonist of the story. He misjudges that the only materialism can bring his love back to him since Daisy left behind him and his poverty. Therefore, he accumulates wealth and offers magnificent party every night nearby her house waiting for her. However, as the result of his hollowed tenacity and dream in the corrupted material civilization, he's frustrated at his vain death.
Daisy Buchanan is a lady whom Gatsby loves, as well as a relative of Nick. Tom Buchanan is a husband of Daisy who has a mistress, Myrtle Wilson. Although, Myrtle dies due to an accidental mistake that Daisy made, he puts the guilt on Gatsby that leads to death. George Wilson is a husband of Myrtle who killed innocent Gatsby since he was manipulated by Tom. Jordan Baker is a close friend of Daisy as well as a golfer. She goes out with Nick, but breaks up later due to the death of Gatsby.
The story sets the time after the World War I, during the 1920s, which is the time America faced the Great Depression. This book describes a falsehood of social aspects and a materialistic American Dream in a detail and real.
Fitzgerald shows that the human beings are great since we are engaged to work for our ideal dream even though we fail sometimes through the life of Gatsby who was also engaged to live an ideal...