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The Fisherman And His Wife, The Great Gatsby, And 8 Men Out

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“Money cannot buy happiness,” is a common ideal in today’s day and age. Although the ideal is recognized and reflected by many people, it remains foreign to those plagued by affluenza. Defined as an endless desire for materialistic objects, affluenza which is synonymous with greed, bars people from being content with the quality and quantity of their possessions. As seen in “The Fisherman and His Wife”, The Great Gatsby, and 8 Men Out, the consequences of greed are substantially dangerous.
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