16+ The Great Gatsby Gif. As the story opens, nick has just moved from the midwest to west egg, long island, seeking his fortune as a bond salesman. The great gatsby, third novel by f.
Scott fitzgerald, published in 1925 by charles scribner's sons. Preoccupied by his love for daisy, gatsby calls off his parties, which were primarily a means to lure daisy. Interestingly, the book did not sell very well during fitzgerald's lifetime, and when he died in 1940 he seemed to have regarded the book as a failure.
The novel was inspired by a youthful romance fitzgerald had with a socialite, and by parties he attended on long.
Jay gatsby, seemingly proof of the success of the dream, demonstrates its complexities and ultimate failure instead. The great gatsby is a book about american migrants as much as it is a book about class. George and myrtle wilson — the garage owner and his. The great gatsby, fitzgerald's third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career.