The Great Gatsby Essay Question?

Alright. I got an attention getter, now i need some quotes to prove it. Help me please. Here's my attention getter. "In the novel by Scott Fitzgerald, Jay Gatsby goes from a poor farm boy to a wealthy romantic, due to his set of ideas. The ideas he has strived to achieve are: getting the love of his life, becoming rich, and the need for perfection." Please help. 10 points? :3

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  1. perilabyrinthitis says:

    I wouldn’t use this as your attention getter, it is more of a thesis/overview of what your essay will contain. It’s a very solid structure for that, but the attention getter should be something lighter, directly aimed at getting more attention. Also, this may be a hard thesis to fully prove because the book directly likes to look at the destruction of these ideals, the destruction of his dreams, and a lot of the quotes you can find are more arguably towards is innocents/ignorance.Though some you can use.,, hmm… page numbers may be a bit off depending on what book you use… “Jimmy was bound to get ahead. He always had some resolves like this or something. Do you notice what he’s got about improving his mind? He was always great for that.” (Pg. 175)”Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter-tomorrow we will run faster, stretch our arms farther…. And one fine morning-” (Pg. 182)Take a look at this site – [external link] …or.. [external link] …