F. Scott Fitzgerald 's The Great Gatsby

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Indestructible Dreams: The role of the American Dream in The Great Gatsby The world is always in motion. All aspects of life are constantly changing, reforming, and developing. The American Dream has evolved greatly since the actual term was formulated in 1931 by James Truslow Adams. He proposed the American Dream was “that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller”. But F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is based on an entirely different American Dream, one that is constructed upon the basis of notions of great success and economic achievement. The American Dream is a series of ideas built on trials of reaching perfection. These economic trials all have an origin in common: they each evolve from dreams. Dreams that spark thoughts of evolution or development, inventive hopes that serve as roots for methods for attaining this insurmountable ideal. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby offers the reader a view into the window of the past in attempts to understand the endeavors aimed towards grasping the American Dream. These processes involved dreams that were capacious yet solitary, dreams that were unvarying yet everlasting, and dreams that were deceased yet somehow, still existed. Many enormous dreams build up the main events and actions in The Great Gatsby. Dreams such Gatsby finding Daisy and impressing her to the point of her leaving her husband, Tom, and going to Gatsby, are dreams that are so extraordinarily unlikely.
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