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The Great Gatsby Clean

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The poorer individuals of society are always left in the dust to clean up the messes their richer and care-free counterparts make. In The Great Gatsby, after Gatsby throws one of his famous parties, Nick talks about the aftermath, saying, “And on Mondays eight servants, including an extra gardener, toiled all day with mops and scrubbing brushes…”. The servants Gatsby owns aren't exactly middle class. They’re dirt poor. Gatsby uses these people, people who will do anything to earn a living, to clean up the messes he and the other rich people had made. Much like in the real world, maids are hired to clean up the houses of richer folk before and after some events. They are treated as mindless objects that simply require some money to start working.
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