The Mysterious Life of Jay Gatsby

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The Mysterious Life of Jay Gatsby The story occurs some time during the twenties, in a little rich branch off Long Island, New York in two neighborhoods called East and West Egg. People often travel to and from the city by following an old motor road in a place called the Valley of ashes, a swamp filled with garbage and other rubbish where the poor and less fortunate live. It is unlike East and West …

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…his real name. It was James Gatz, he changed it when he was 17, and from that day forward he began living his exciting new life as a lie, and it ended in destruction. However, Jay Gatsby will not be remembered for who he was in the past, but for the man he was before he died, successful, hopeful, and caring. He wasn’t a name he was a person, and that person was Jay Gatsby.