The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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F. Scott Fitzgerald Time is a meaningful concept in Fitzgerald’s, The Great Gatsby. In which dreams and memories are very important. Believing in dreams, even when the time for that dream on earth to exist has long since passed. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s writings closely mirror his own life for often explore the human struggle between hope and disillusionment. The Great Gatsby is filled with many characters who live hopeless, lonely lives, even though they have all the money one could want. Fitzgerald shows how this dream is full of materialism, how materialism influencing the lives of people makes it hard for them so see the reality objectively. Fitzgerald exposes his own personal character traits to the reader by unconsciously inserting himself into the story, manifesting himself in the Daisy/Gatsby romance, the extravagant lifestyle the protagonists practice, and the flaws that he writes into his characters. The rich life and how people’s actions ultimately brought them problems. Money, class and economic problems as the major issues revealed in “The Great Gatsby” by Scott Fitzgerald. “What little I 've accomplished has been by the most laborious and uphill work, and I wish now I 'd never relaxed or looked back, but said at the end of The Great Gatsby: 'I 've found my line from now on this comes first. '”- F. Scott Fitzgerald. As the novel describes the life of the upper society of the 1920’s he tells the story about America living only for material…
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