Female Images in The Great Gatsby

Liangyu ZHANG, Hui LIU

Abstract


This paper tends to analyze female images in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby from a feminist perspective. It analyzes these three women characters--Daisy Fay, Myrtle Wilson, and Jordan Baker--in three aspects: characteristics of their images, the relationship between them and their intimate men, and their fight against patriarchy society. This paper tends to point out the similarities and differences of these three female images.

 


Keywords


The Great Gatsby; F. Scott Fitzgerald; Female image; Feminism

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/11454

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