Theme Of Greed In The Great Gatsby

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“The American Dream is a phrase we 'll have to wrestle with all of our lives. It means a lot of things to different people,” and that 's the problem, the American Dream has become a source of greed in our society. Many of us have dreams for our futures and these dreams can be called the American dream. Now a small amount of society achieves that American dream and become the top of society, these people, who have gotten all they have wanted in life, don 't stop. People like Tom Buchanan, from F.Scott Fitzgerald’s book, The Great Gatsby, who have achieved the American Dream, has an unquenchable greed to anything they want and can 't be stopped.
Mr.Buchanan, who inherited most of his money, has gotten everything that he wanted, but that isn 't enough for him. He thrives off this unquenchable greed and because of his aggressiveness, things usually go his way. He has had a long past of cheating with other woman and has managed to keep two separate lives apart for a very long time. The own problem with Tom’s plan is that he is cocky, and likes to brag to others about his accomplishments especially the woman he cheats with, “His acquaintances resented the fact that he turned up in popular restaurants with her and, leaving her at a table,
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What Fitzgerald is trying to convey in The Great Gatsby is that no matter if you have achieved the American Dream, society has a unstoppable greed towards having all that they desire. Fitzgerald 's method of explaining this is Tom Buchanan, with his repeated cheating and ignorant and aggressive attitude, he clearly shows the greed after achieving the American Dream; while Myrtle shows the greed of society of those who have not or will never achieve the American Dream. In the end, Fitzgerald’s message to the readers of The Great Gatsby is that no matter if members of today 's society accomplish the American Dream, greed will always be persistent in any

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