The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald with Máthé Elek (Translator)

186 pages first pub 1925 (editions) user-added

fiction classics literary reflective medium-paced

Description

 F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel,The Great Gatsby, follows Jay Gatsby, a man who orders his life around one desire: to be reunited with Daisy Buchanan, the love he lost five years earlier. Gatsby's quest leads him from poverty to wealth, into the arms...

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Moods

reflective 66%
emotional 41%
sad 37%
mysterious 35%
dark 21%
tense 20%
challenging 14%
adventurous 12%
hopeful 7%
inspiring 7%
funny 6%
lighthearted 6%
relaxing 4%
informative 3%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 24%
fast 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 62% | A mix: 28% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

No: 42% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 24% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 43% | It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 85% | Yes: 7% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.82

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