Premium Content Self-Begotten Fantasy in Gatsby and War and Peace: Satiating the Spiritual Void
By Anonymous - November 24, 2010
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Jay Gatsby is an utterly American character: deviant and romantic idealist; tenacious yet sensitive; ostentatious yet nostalgic. At his core is a transcendental yearning, and for this reason as a character he never quite comes into focus. To the “Great” Gatsby, Daisy is a vision of an ideal, one tied up thoroughly with the…
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