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More than anything else, The Great Gatsby centers on the colossal vitality of his illusion The novel The Great Gatsby written by F. Scott Fitzgerald is largely based on the bias views of Daisy Buchanan, Nick Carraway, and Jay Gatsby.
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"More than anything else, The Great Gatsby centers on the colossal vitality of his illusion"
The novel The Great Gatsby written by F. Scott Fitzgerald is largely based on the bias views of Daisy Buchanan, Nick Carraway, and Jay Gatsby. The entirety of the "colossal vitality of his illusion" is seen throughout the novel. This can be seen in a variety of passages but the passage which links these two together is when Gatsby tells Nick Carraway about his time in the war and the "souvenir of Oxford," of which he always carries around. Another example of this is when Carraway says "You can't repeat the past," in which Gatsby replied to him "Can't repeat the past? Why of course you can!" This shows that the novel The Great Gatsby is placed in a land of illusion for Daisy, Nick, and most of all Gatsby.
Daisy Buchanan is a beautiful young woman who was extremely popular with the military officers stationed near her home. This included Jay Gatsby. In order to convince Daisy that he was a man who was worthy of her, he lied and told her that he was from a wealthy family.
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