Examples Of Idealism In The Great Gatsby

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American Dream is an expectation with romanticism and it is also a kind of belief that everyone has the potential to make a bright future through hard work and sincere dedication. It emphasizes as long as through the unremitting struggle anyone could be able to get a better life, for example, the people must be through their own hard work, courage, creativity and determination to move towards prosperity, rather than relying on a particular social class and other assistances. The American Dream originated in the Declaration of Independence and the author Thomas Jefferson wrote, “All men are created equal, endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, including the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness". Then more than two hundred years, many people develop and perfect the definition of the American dream, make it …show more content…
At the end of the novel, the author also tells us the story about Gatsby's Long Island villa: it is the land of the Dutch sailors landed.”Gatsby’s house, had once pandered in whispers to the last and greatest of all human dreams; for a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent, compelled into an aesthetic contemplation he neither understood nor desired, face to face for the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity for wonder ”. Under the witness of those trees that no longer exist, for centuries, millions of people run the risk of being swallowed by the great waves, reaching the other side of their hearts and establish a new civilization in the barren American continent. And now, in order to validate the dream of wealth, once lush trees, unexpectedly have become the ice-cold buildings and their noble dream is materialized into a naked "money

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