The American Dream In The Great Gatsby

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The author Fitzgerald wrote The Great Gatsby as a novel that talks about and covers American issues in the 1920s. He shows in the novel the carelessness and selfishness of everybody at the same time by portraying all of them in the location of west and east egg. Fitzgerald talks about a couple different topics throughout the novel. One of those is," the Attainment of a dream may be less satisfying than the pursuit of it" and the second one is"the American Dream is corrupted by the desire for wealth". He uses those themes to show how americans lived at a different time.

The American dream talks about how life should be like better and more wealthy than anyone else's. This dream is effected between the affair of Daisy and Gatsby. Daisy is the main thing of all that Gatsby loves and feeds off of. Daisy voice and gestures is full of money as Gatsby talks about it all the time. Her voice was "full of money-that was the inexhaustible charm that rose and fell in it, the jingle of it, the cymbals' song in it" (Fitzgerald, 120). She can be broken down as a twentieth-century spoiled rich girl that gets everything she wants because she gets men attention with her gestures. Gatsby became so attached by her actions and voice that he made all of his emotions and actions on getting and winning Daisy. Her voice has the noise of rich spoiled girl but, Gatsby is too late to know that all Daisy wants is the money that's all she wanted to start. There is no successful hard worker she just
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