Hi, need to submit a 1500 words essay on the topic The Great Gatsby by Fitzerald and A hero of our Times by Lermontov.
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In both novels alienation of the main characters is caused by external factors such as war time and economic instability. In The Great Gatsby, Fitzerald depicts hat for the preceding two generations there had been a feeling that civilization was at last outgrowing war. At the same time philosophers like Gatsby yearned for the nobility and self-sacrifice that they believed war produced. Fitzgerald describes: