The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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You can’t change the past the outcome will be different each time. There’s no guarantee that the outcome is going to be what you want or like, because each time the circumstance have changed. In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, tells of a man name Gatsby who came from a poor upbringing believed he was destined for greatness, and set out to obtain the American dream, and wanted to be acceptance by the rich society. While in the military he met Daisy Buchanan, who ended up symbolizing everything he wanted wealth, class, and being part of a high society. She was like gold to him, and the idea of her inspired him to pursue his dreams of having it all. I disagree with Gatsby who believed he could change the past, it’s okay to remember the past, but when it consumes the future then he is stuck hoping for something that has long passed him by, or no matter how hard he tries he cannot duplicate it. Gatsby was a person who was consumed with changing who he was and try to repeat the past when it came to his love life. Gatsby felt he could change the past, I feel he had the God complex “He was a son of God—a phrase which, if it means anything, means just that—and he must be about His Father’s Business, the service of a vast, vulgar and meretricious beauty.” (Fitzgerald, 104) At a young age he felt he was meant for great things in life not being a son of a poor farm. Since he did once from being a poor farm boy to the money he has now. I also feel that since he resents
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