4th May 2017

Chapter 2 Analysis

Explore one way that fitzgerald presents illusion in this chapter. Use evidence to support your ideas.

Fitzgerald presents illusion in this chapter when they present the scene where a group of them are up on a apartment in the middle of New York. An apartment that Tom mistress, Myrtle pretends that she is living life glamorously. In Myrtles real life she is married to a man who wouldn’t make a lot of money. They life in the “Valley of Ashes”, not a place anyone important would like to live. Up in the apartment she ecapes and ignores all of this and just pretends that she is married to Tom. Fitzgerald presents this when Nick says, “Then she flounced over to the dog, kissed it with ecstasy, and swept into the kitchen, implying that a dozen chefs awaited her orders there,” about Myrtle. This just shows how 

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