Assignment Instructions: Literary Essay
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, answer the question below in an essay of at least five paragraphs, 3-5 pages, 1100-1500 words (doesn’t include the work cite nor and title page) citing specific examples from the book to show understanding of content and works cited page (which is just the book), make sure to include a clear thesis statement in the introduction.
In The Great Gatsby, what does F. Scott Fitzgerald suggest about the state of the American Dream, the people who pursue it, and the impact of that pursuit through his depiction of Jay Gatsby and the people in Gatsby’s life? Include specific examples, quotations, and supporting details from the novel in your response. Do not merely summarize the story.
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