Comparative Studies in Jerome David Salinger’s A Perfect Day for Banana fish and Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

  • Ima Mosafa
  • Adolfina Moybeka
Keywords: Great Depression, Historical Background, Comparative Studies

Abstract

Researcher uses comparative studies to analyze great depression as historical background in Jerome David Salinger’s A Perfect Day for Banana fish and Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. The great depression occurs in society after the World War II that can be seen in Jerome David Salinger’s A Perfect Day for Banana fish and Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. The historical background in Jerome David Salinger’s A Perfect Day for Bananafish reflects the great depression through his main character named Seymour Glass struggles to survive in the great depression with mental illness while vacationing with his wife in Florida, he fell to survive in the great depression because of the World War.The historical background in Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby describes Gatsby who is a poor becomes a rich in the great depression.

Published
2019-07-23
Section
Articles