The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Essay
At the beginning of the chapter we are introduced to Nick Carraway,who already describes the subdivision in the society he lives in . East egg and west egg , “old money” vs. “new money” a recurring theme throughout the novel. The two neighborhoods represents the division between the new money , Gatsby who fits the stereotypical cliché new money faux pas, who likes to display their wealth lavishly , while the old money ,Tom Buchanan is brought into wealth, which brings out rivalries between both man.
Author, Fitzgerald introduces us to Daisy , “the golden girl” with a “voice full of money” , which already shapes her as materialistic and his obsession over their past love
Fitzgerald doesn’t condemn money but rather he demonstrates that having a lot of money upholds corruption. Gatsby dedicated his life to become rich in order to win back Daisy, his American Dream. His wealth blinded him from the reality of life, that the past can’t be undone, and that money can’t buy…