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1

Judith Fetterley

- feminist take
' dreamers are male '

2

Mojtaba Galipour - Gatsby

from a psychological perspective, Gatsby invented the past. Form of denial a psychological defence to help repress the memory of his real past.

3

Matthew J. Bruccoli

the novel so richly evokes the texture of their time that they become a substitute form of history

4

Marius Bewley - American dream

the great Gatsby is an exploration of the American dream as it exists in a corrupt period. it tries to determine reality from illusions

5

Angela Soyza - Daisy

Daisy Buchanan, a frivolous, seemingly naive personality who claims to be terribly sophisticated

6

Marius Bewley - Daisy

Daisy ... has no substance. she is a gesture that is committed to nothing more real than her own image on the silver screen

7

marxist theory

women aspirations depends on their class
stand around and look pretty

8

Trunslow

American dream achieved through determination

9

Mondello

American dream established through wealth

10

Tony Tanner - green light

the green light offers Gatsby a suitable inaccessible focus for his yearning

11

Jeffrey Steinbrink

moments of happiness or triumph from the past can neither be recaptured nor repeated

12

Sarah Churchwell

although he can make money Gatsby can't make destiny