The Great Gatsby Summary Report English Book Report

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The Great Gatsby Summary Report
The two creative assignments I have chosen to do are the added scene and collage. The reason I chose to create an added scene into the book was because I was unhappy with the way the book concluded Daisy. As unhappy the story it is that the story ended in Gatsby’s death, I still wanted a more optimistic conclusion. I believe Daisy would’ve done more to say a last goodbye to Gatsby when he passed away than just simply run away. The ending with Daisy running away with Tom didn’t seem to flow with the overall character development of her and it seemed like she was forced to not see Gatsby. Based on the direction the book was taking between Gatsby and Daisy’s relationship, Daisy would’ve at least made an attempt to somehow meet Gatsby after the funeral at his grave. I feel my product would contribute to the character development of Daisy grieving after Gatsby’s death when she realized how much he meant to her when he was gone. It would be a moment of reflection for Daisy to regret not taking the blame for Myrtle’s accident. It seems unreasonable for Daisy to just move on from his death so quickly after the 5 years she has been thinking of him. After all the time together, it should’ve been hard for her to move on. For the assignment, I would focus on how Daisy was limited by Tom and that was her reason for not sending over anything for Gatsby. In addition, since the book takes place in Nick’s point of view, I want to conclude the story with Nick recovering from Gatsby’s death. It was seen in the book that his death took a huge mental toll on Nick’s...

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