The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Essay

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In the famous novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby there are a lot of similarities and differences of how the book is relevant today. In almost every chapter of the book there is either a similarity or a difference of how the book can relate to the world today. Still ninety years later we can learn a lot from the book, things we can learn from the characters experiences. We can learn about how people are different and about how people act, how people are treated, and how money and the places we live, and the people we talk to can play such a large role in our lives.

One of the main reasons why the book is so relevant today is because of Daisy. Just like in the book there is people like Daisy in the world today. Daisy was a spoiled rich women who only cared about money and material things and does not care what the consequences are to the other people that help get what she wants.There are many things from the book that support this. One example of this is when she says "All right, ' I said, 'I 'm glad it 's a girl. And I hope she 'll be a fool-that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool" (17). This is saying that she hopes her daughter is a beautiful girl so that someone rich down the road will marry her so that she will be fine when she grows up and does not ever have to get a job, just like her mother. Another example of how she is spoiled and only cares about material things is when Gatsby invites her to his house and shows her…

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