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How To Describe Jay Gatsby

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If we try to define the most representative figure of the 1920s man, we could simply describe Jay Gatsby. The 1920s general perception of the American Dream was that it could be attained by anyone, with no exception, indifferent of family history, social or economic status if one worked very hard. The boom of that period, the technological development, the peace that came immediately after a tough War gave a blossoming perspective on living. Life was improving by the minute, and so, the American dream of the ideal world rose as fast as skyscrapers. The modernity that stroke not only America but the entire World, made the 20s man a pleasure seeker, an optimist, a swaggerer and within his general desire for progress, arrogance ensued, declaring
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