Riassunti di opere della letteratura inglese

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Il grande Gatsby di Fitzgerald

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Abstract - scaricare il file per l'appunto completo The protagonist of the novel, James Gatz, comes from a humble Mid-western family. He makes every effort to rise above poverty, he even changes his name in Jay Gatsby. While in the army, Jay falls in love with Daisy, a beautiful but superficial young woman who, though returning Jay’s love, eventually marries Tom Buchanan, a wealthy, brutal man. Gatsby later makes a fortune as a bootlegger and through other illegal activities. He the rents a magnificent mansion on the fashionable shore of Long Island, on the opposite side of the bay to Daisy’s house; he gives fabulous, wild parties, open to everybody, in the hope that he will see Daisy turn up one day. Nick Carraway, a young stockbroker from the Midwest, is Gatsby’s neighbour and Daisy’s cousin. Thanks to him, Daisy and Jay meet again and have an affair. One day Daisy has a fight with her husband and, while driving back to Gatsby’s house, she runs over Tom’s mistress, Myrtle Wilson. She does not stop and Gatsby hides the car. Myrtle’s husband finds out - segue nel file da scaricare

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