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The Great Gatsby Analysis

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Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time” (Jim Rohn). In the novel, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Jay Gatsby may have all the money in the world but he uses this money to buy or provide him with distractions for his daily life. If Gatsby would have taken advantage of his time then maybe he would have had the true happiness he was longing for. This is evident by Jay Gatsby’s elaborate parties, his wealth, and the love of his, life Daisy.
“There was music from my neighbor's house through the summer nights. In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars” (Fitzgerald 39). The late summer nights never seemed to end as Nick would see strange guests coming and going at all hours. Gatsby threw these parties to distract himself from the lonely life he lives everyday. The money Gatsby acquired has shown that he is able to have this giant house and these elaborate parties which provides him with friends. These people take advantage of Gatsby and his money to show others they are connected to someone with great wealth. His money may provide him with all these people which we know are not considered real friends, but just want to be associated with Gatsby for their own social status. The guests do not formally know Gatsby so they make up stories to create a picture in their minds of what kind of a person Gatsby truly is. The people that live on the West egg or East
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