The Great Gatsby (Penguin Critical Studies Guide)

The Great Gatsby (Penguin Critical Studies Guide)


Kathleen Parkinson areas this amazing and sour satire at the ethical failure of the Jazz Age firmly within the context of Scott Fitzgerald's existence and occasions. She explores the tricky styles of the radical, its chronology, destinations, imagery, and use of colour, and the way those give a contribution to a unbroken interaction of social comedy and symbolic panorama. She devotes a perceptive bankruptcy to Fitzgerald's arguable portrayal of girls, and is going directly to talk about how the crucial characters, Gatsby and Nick Carraway, embrace and confront the dualism inherent within the American dream.

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The Great Gatsby (Penguin Critical Studies Guide)