How Is Jay Gatsby Unattainable

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This research presents F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. The novel was first published in 1925 with a cast of fictional characters living in New York around the 1920s. This research primarily focuses on sources including critical essays, published reviews, and synopses. The research focuses on the idea that the American dream is unattainable. The focus is that the main character, Jay Gatsby’s desire for wealth results in his death and the failure to win back the girl he once lost. In many ways symbolism played out root causes to the corruption of characters in the novel. This case example shows Gatsby's desire for wealth and the American dream, the green light and the Valley of Ashes result in the failure of achieving his dream.

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