The Role Of Wealth In 'Valley Of Ashes'

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Therefore, wealth can only create temporary happiness; it creates a never ending desire that cannot be satisfied. The ideal life is an illusion that deceives humans to want more than they can ever have. Firstly, the cars show the carelessness of the rich. Then, the green light was a symbol deceiving others disguised as a symbol of dreams. Finally, with the representation of the Valley of Ashes being the hopelessness values of the American Dream never happening. So, while every human wishes to be wealthy and carefree, it seems to bring only more problems than it is worth.
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