situational irony in The Great Gatsby outline

Thesis In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby, he uses situational irony to develop characters.
Introduction 1 Throughout The Great Gatsby, many circumstances arise that reveal the character’s true nature
example 1 for intro characters such as Jay Gatsby, Nick Carraway, and Daisy Buchanan evolve as the novel progresses
example 2 for intro F. Scott Fitzgerald constantly uses situational irony as a literary technique.
Body Paragraph Gatsby (1) Gatsby is an ironic character because he pretends to be something he is not
Body Paragraph Gatsby (2) Gatsby is a gangster, yet he is the only truthful one in the end of the novel. His occupation is dishonest but he himself is honest.
Body Paragraph Gatsby (3) After Myrtle dies, the only thing Gatsby is worried about is Daisy.
Body Paragraph Gatsby (3) Quote “He spoke as if Daisy’s reaction was the only thing that mattered.” (143)
Body Paragraph Gatsby (4) We don’t expect Gatsby to die
Body Paragraph Gatsby (4) explanation Everybody goes to his party but no one goes to his funeral
Body Paragraph Gatsby (5) Throughout the novel, the reader is surprised by Gatsby’s actions
Body Paragraph Nick (1) The protagonist, Nick Carraway, faces ironic situations throughout the plot
Body Paragraph Nick (2) Nick starts out telling us that Gatsby, “represented everything for which I have an unaffected scorn” (2), and is the only one that he respects.
Body Paragraph Nick (3) Jordan says to Nick, “I hate careless people. That’s why I like you.” (58)
Body Paragraph Nick (3) explanation Ironic because Jordan is careless yet she hates careless people.
Body Paragraph Nick (4) The characterization of Nick by F. Scott Fitzgerald leads the reader to believe that in the end he will die like Gatsby.
Body Paragraph Daisy (1) Daisy displays characteristics that cause the reader to think she will end up with Gatsby and leave Tom
Body Paragraph Daisy (2) Myrtle thinks that the car Daisy is driving is Tom’s, but Daisy killed her, not knowing it was her husband’s mistress.
Body Paragraph Daisy (2) quote “it seemed to me that she wanted to speak to us, thought we were somebody she knew.” (143)
Body Paragraph Daisy (3) Daisy tells Gatsby that she loved him once (Tom) implying that she will no longer leave Tom.
Body Paragraph Daisy (3) quote “I did love him once-but I loved you too.” (132)
Body Paragraph Daisy (4) Daisy makes decisions that shock the reader and oppose what is believed to happen in the beginning of the exposition.
Conclusion (1) Situational irony is used throughout the novel, The Great Gatsby many times.
Conclusion (2) F. Scott Fitzgerald uses the characters Daisy, Nick, and Gatsby to portray it.
Conclusion (3) Daisy, Nick, and Gatsby grow as characters in the novel.

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