Essay On Ostentation

Usage examples for ostentation

  1. He is a strangeman, butourfriend, andshallkeepclose to himandwatchhimwithoutostentation– An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  2. Ithasbecomenowanoccasionofostentation– Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  3. Carlton defendedthisasanhonorableinstanceof Swift's abhorrenceofostentationinreligion. – Coelebs In Search of a Wife by Hannah More
  4. Therewasmoreofostentationinthe Kemble home. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  5. I wastiredoftheostentation I hadbeenforced to practicein Naples inorder to attainmy ends- anditwas a relief to me to be for a timeasthough I were a poorman. – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  6. Insuingnewspapers for libelit is thecustomof suitors to namelarge sums asthemeasureofthedamagesclaimed, butthis is a thinginspiredmainlybyvanityand a spiritofostentation– Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  7. Just wait'- theostentationofthis! – Echoes of the War by J. M. Barrie
  8. Eachfamilycouldbuy a shareaccording to itsmeans, andthedivisiononChristmasDaywouldcreate a universalsatisfactioninprofitsharing- that is, therichwouldgetasmuchasthepoor, andtherivalryofostentationwouldbequieted. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  9. Milton peoplewere, for themostpart, plainfolk, andfrowneduponanyostentation– The Corner House Girls at School by Grace Brooks Hill
  10. In a shorttimethenecessarynumberof purchasers wasfound, eachhavingpaid a quarterof a dollar, andthen, withgreatostentationthefakirreturned to everyonethemoneyhehadgiven. – The Adventures of a Country Boy at a Country Fair by James Otis
  11. Well, Le Bretonalwaysusestheword for anythingthathethinkssociallywrong- andhethinks a goodmanythingssociallywrong, I cantellyou- anythingthat partakes ofthenatureof a classdistinction, or a merevulgarostentationofwealth, or a uselesswasteofgood, serviceable, labour- gottenmaterial. – Philistia by Grant Allen
  12. Myonlyobjection to thepracticecamefromtheappearanceofliteraryostentation to which I feltmyself to besubjectwhengoing to workbeforefourorfivefellow- passengers. – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
  13. Here is religionwithoutostentation– Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  14. Stellathoughtof Romayne's tastes, allinfavorofmodestretirement, andofher mother's tastes, allinfavorofostentationanddisplay. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  15. Mrs. Poppit, aloneinherdisgustingostentationhad seemed to thinktwo days agothatitwascoldenough for furs, andshepresented

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby Essay

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The Great Gatsby, a highly acclaim American novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, entails the demise of the American dream by means of drawing a parallel between Jay Gatsby, a character whom covers his inner qualities with the idealistic characteristics of the rich during the Roaring Twenties in order to obtain the affection go the beloved and deeply flawed Daisy. Regrettably, throughout his conquest for Daisy’s affection, Gatsby falsely presumes that through his accumulation of wealth he will be able to acquire his deeply embedded desires for happiness, which mainly revolve around his acquisition of Daisy Buchanan. Eventually, Gatsby’s wealth ultimately results in his cataclysmic demise, as it is unable to provide him Daisy’s unconditional and…show more content…

The Great Gatsby, a highly acclaim American novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, entails the demise of the American dream by means of drawing a parallel between Jay Gatsby, a character whom covers his inner qualities with the idealistic characteristics of the rich during the Roaring Twenties in order to obtain the affection go the beloved and deeply flawed Daisy. Regrettably, throughout his conquest for Daisy’s affection, Gatsby falsely presumes that through his accumulation of wealth he will be able to acquire his deeply embedded desires for happiness, which mainly revolve around his acquisition of Daisy Buchanan. Eventually, Gatsby’s wealth ultimately results in his cataclysmic demise, as it is unable to provide him Daisy’s unconditional and boundless love, social acceptance, and personal integrity.

To begin, Gatsby falsely expects that Daisy’s affection will be ensured through his ability to provide security, luxury, stability, and materialistic wealth, thereby inspiring him to embark on a quest for her affection through hosting lavish and decadent parties and creating a visually display of his materialistic wealth. Firstly, Gatsby emerges from the depths of social oblivion by hosting ostentatious and often outrageous parties, which is merely a desperate attempt to attract the attention of Daisy Buchanan. Shortly following Nick’s acquaintance with Jordan Barker, she reveals Gatsby intentions of asking Nick to organize a “coincidental” meeting between himself and Daisy in

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