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by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby is typically considered F. Scott Fitzgerald's greatest novel. The Great Gatsby study guide contains a biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

While The Great Gatsby is a highly specific portrait of American society during the Roaring Twenties, its story is also one that has been told hundreds of times, and is perhaps as old as America itself: a man claws his way from rags to riches, only to find that his wealth cannot afford him the privileges enjoyed by those born into the upper class. The central character is Jay Gatsby, a wealthy New Yorker of indeterminate occupation. Gatsby is primarily known for the lavish parties he throws each weekend at his ostentatious Gothic mansion in West Egg. He is suspected of being involved in illegal bootlegging and other underworld activities.

The narrator, Nick Carraway, is Gatsby's neighbor in West Egg. Nick is a young man from a prominent…

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Who would you consider to be the biggest liar? Nick, Daisy, or Jordan? Why?

Out of Nick, Daisy, and Jordan which would you consider to be the biggest liar? Why would you consider this person to be the biggest liar? What makes him/her a big liar?

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Posted By lucy m #380818 at Aug 13, 2014 4:15 PM

Who would you consider to be the biggest liar? Why?

Out of the characters in the great gatsby which would you consider to be the biggest liar out of all of them? Why would you consider them to be the biggest liar? What makes them a big liar?

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