Death Of A Salesman And The Great Gatsby Analysis

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In the “Death of a Salesman “ by Arthur Miller and “ Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald we have been introduced to the tragedy of ruined idealism. How the main characters, Willy Loman 's and Jay Gatsby 's dreams were destroyed because of their enormous desire to be succesfull and important. However, their social status, lineage, and ability to accept the reality were incompatible with their dreams. Miller provided facts that capitalism will not give a chance to an ordinary people to get an American dream, and Fitzgerald shows that the American dream is impossible. Kimberly Hearn in narration « Fitzgerald Rendering of a dream» stated that the American dream is beautiful yet grotesquely flawed and distorted. No matter what idyllic picture we paint of America and all of its promises, underneath the brightest of hues lies the stark white canvas of truth: No one is truly equal, and regardless of opportunities, someone is always struggling …show more content…
The rules, which Gatsby from his youth established finished code of conduct for everyone who believes in the "dream" and was determined by diligence, thrift, sober calculation and hard work to make its way in life. He tried to to prove by his own example that the odds are for all the same, but he was deeply mistaken. "The American Dream" - this is the dream of the earthly sanctuary for the single person: in America, the country of equality for the common man the path to the highest level is not closed. Gatsby –is romantic and believes in the American dream, he continues to reach for purity, lives with memory of his love for Daisy. He is engaged in dirty business to get his success, he feels by gaining wealth he will be equal to wealthy people. However, Daisy is indifferent and her voice – is the rustle of money. In the sense of irrelevance Gatsby standing on the sidelines in his own

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