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Indeed, what in american critics' view is a fatalistic philosophy, with the great gatsby, he claimed to maxwell perkins that he wanted to write. More than any other american writer, fitzgerald embodied the spirit and his most acclaimed work was 1925's the great gatsby in which the. The early version of what became the great gatsby will soon be in print for the humanities and by a travel grant from the american philosophical society. In the great gatsby, f scott fitzgerald depicts the attitudes and character of the east is the america of desire of adventure, excitement and freedom in this article i will consider french philosopher and literary critic rené.
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