Comparative Essay- the Great Gatsby

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Behind every great man lies a great women. In some cases the women herself may not always be good or ideal according to society. Nevertheless it seems to add character to the man,and also influences his actions and maybe even his morals. In Shakespearean literature,Shakespeare tends to use people to develop certain characters throughout the play. In
Romeo and Juliet, Juliet is the person with the most influence on Romeo. This influence allows him to develop as a character and also helps develop the play. This is also evident in Hamlet
And Ophelia. In the novel The Great Gatsby, Nick Carraway's realization of the equality of man altered through his origin sets him up as a morally sound standard, until confronted by
Jordan Baker. The
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These are one of the confirming reasons why Liesl plays such an important role in the novel because without her, Dunny would have not developed into his final character and there would have no reason for the novel to be written. Dunny leads a double life that seems to be outwardly ordinary and normal. What he symbolizes is the journey that one sometimes takes in order to find ones inner self. It is Liesl that makes Dunny realize his flaws, and it is Liesl that gives him the initial push which ultimately helps finally complete his journey. The difference between Jordan and Liesl's approach are that Jordan does it naturally and Liesl just comes out in the open and splurges it out. As a result
Dunny was quickly pointed out to his problems, and given a little nudge in the right direction of his fate as his character, and becomes "Fifth Business". "I wanted to tell you that you are human, like other people...You make yourself responsible for other peoples troubles." (pg. 229 ln 11) "But every man has a devil, and a man of unusual quality, like yourself, Ramsay, has an unusual devil. You must get to know your personal devil." (pg. 230 ln 10) Thus making Liesl's job complete because as a result of Liesl bringing forth these truth's about life, it brought Dunny to the last stage of his characters development. Even though Dunny's character development bean with Faustina, this also shows that Dunny plays a vital role in bringing forth the characters repressed guilt