Tensions In The Great Gatsby

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“Screaming, crying, perfect storm” as Taylor Swift once wrote, perfectly describes the state that my family has been for the past few years. As my mother was achieving her dream by moving to America, my dad was falling deeper and deeper into his mental complication and depression due to the sudden change of foreign culture exposure. Eventually, my parents decided to get the divorce my sister and I expected for quite some time. Considering our economic status, we could not afford the bill for two separate apartments; so heavy and unpleasant tensions between each other developed as my parents continued to live under the same roof. As time has passed, I have become more aware of the sacrifices my parents have made in order to raise my sister and…show more content…
In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gatsby’s dream is portrayed by his fixation on winning over his dream girl Daisy. He was able to climb to the top of the economic ladder as he started at the very bottom and allow himself to have a gigantic mansion where he hosted wild parties on a weekly basis. Even though he fails to convince Daisy to leave her current partner, he still manages to offer her comfort with his wealth. My dream is not too far away from that I do seek such a similar success as well, but not quite for the same reasons. Achieving such a prestige success is great, but I would much rather be at least financially stable so that I am able to handle unfortunate situations in life without sacrificing anyone’s happiness. In my situation, I would preferred for my parents to be completely separated living in the opposite ends of town instead. That would have resulted in a lot of avoidable conflict between all of…show more content…
Undergraduate enrollment has been steadily increasing through the years and it is projected that it go up by 2.1 million students in the next 10 years (NCES). Yet, it is highly doubtful that there would be enough new jobs for those students; therefore, causing an even bigger completive market. Also, candidates who are able to attend better institutes of higher education will most likely be exposed to better learning experience which will surely boost their chance of scoring the employment compared to others less fortunate such as
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