What Makes “THE GREAT GATSBY” by F.S. FITZGERALD GREAT?

Maya Samkanashvili

Abstract


The article is dedicated to the factors contributing to the greatness of “The Great Gatsby” by F. Sc. Fitzgerald. The following factors areanalyzed: title, eternal topics, hero (and not just major character), going beyond genres, exquisite language and style, sophisticated andsimultaneously simple plot, being place-bound and cosmopolitan as well as historic and timeless. This greatness has been time-tested.Gatsby is an American Don Quixote of the 1920s, ridiculous and charming at the same time. However (or that is why), millions of womenall over the world would like to meet their Gatsby.

Keywords


“The Great Gatsby” by Fitzgerald, title, genre, major character, hero, topic.

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