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Written by: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Type of Work: novel

Genre: social commentary; Jazz Age

Main Characters: Nick Carraway; Jay Gatsby; Daisy

First Published: 1925

Setting: 1920s, Long Island

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  • Nick Carraway is the narrator, or...
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