Time of The Great Gatsby The Roaring Twenties Gender: the New Woman ("flappers) the 20th Amendment empowered women Some women still have Victorian mentality
Class: Old Money New Money Ash-grey men
Race: White supremacy the Harlem Renaissance Jazz and blues
History: Prohibition and bootleggers
They all clash in the summer of 1922 in The Great Gatsby.
Space of The Great Gatsby New York and Long Island Nick Carraway: Minnesota Jay Gatsby: Daisy Buchanan: Tom Buchanan: Jordan Baker:
In their pursuit of the American Dream and glamour galore, they all came to New York from somewhere else and then skitter away after one fateful night.
Zelda Fitzgerald and Flappers
Chapter 1: Exposition Nick Carraway recounts his short stint in New York--Carraway visits the Buchanan mansion
Chapter 1 introduces Nick Carraway, Daisy Buchanan, Tom Buchanan, Jordan Baker, and Jay Gatsby. Let's single out a paragraph that is the most meaningful in revealing the character traits of each of these characters; that is, you are to type out five paragraphs from Chapter 1.