The Great Gatsby And Of Mice And Men

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As individuals progress in their daily lives and grow older and older, priorities change and new beginnings are created. For most people, they have an idea in their mind on what they want to accomplish along with how they are going to go about it. The American dream states how any U.S citizen is able to achieve success in any way they believe is best for them, making it clear that there is no right in accomplishing this task. Overall, everyone is equal, hard work, determination, and initiatives are all factors played into as they go about their dreams. Furthermore, in the novels, The Great Gatsby and Of Mice and Men, the authors do a prodigious job representing the many different circumstances of the American dream through the characters and overall plot of the book. The Great Gatsby is a novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald about many diverse characters who live in a town known as West Egg, however not all of the characters enjoy themselves here. Throughout the book, individuals like Jay Gatsby make it clear that they have their own goals for themselves. Turning the page, one after another, you always found Gatsby going about his epitome visualization for his future. He constantly looked back at his past, but used it to more forward to create the best for himself. A great example of when he was doing this was in chapter nine, “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter—tomorrow
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