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Parallelism in The Great Gatsby Many great writers and Artists

Parallelism in The Great Gatsby Many great writers and artists works are based off of moments and snapshots from their personal lives Intentional or not personal experiences are what shape people s style of painting and writing They can influence the tone and mood of a story and what the audience takes away from the writing The Great Gatsby was written as a reflection of the author F Scott Fitzgerald's personal life The Great Gatsby was set in the 1920 s and is centered around a group of people living in Long Island in New York Nick Carraway is the narrator of this story and serves to give us an unbiased true version of what occurred on the island Long Island is split into West Egg and East Egg The Eggs are a representation of the wealth you possess Those living in West Egg are new money meaning they have acquired their wealth on their own Those living in East Egg are old money which indicates they ve always had money in their family Nick is a bondsman who moves into a small bungalow in West Egg next to Jay Gatsby's mansion Jay Gatsby is a mystery to many people not many know much about him only that he throws lavish parties 

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