What Makes The Great Gatsby Successful

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How does someone become a success? F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby brilliantly portrays a man who accomplished his dream of becoming a success through the title character himself. Since a young age, Gatsby had always aspired to become prosperous, even though he came from a poor farming family. From the moment he changed his name from James Gatz to Jay Gatsby, he was set to move ahead throughout his life. Everything Jay Gatsby did was in an effort to rise from his background and become a successful man. He made small endeavors to reach his goals, until he finally caught a break with Meyer Wolfsheim. Then, he met Daisy, which because the final step of his life’s mission. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby portrays one man’s efforts in achieving his dream of success through Gatsby’s initiative, means, and devotion.
Jay Gatsby, despite his meager background, has found
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At last, Gatsby has reached his dream of becoming rich and powerful, but has fallen hopelessly in love with Daisy and her lifestyle. Nick comments on Daisy and Gatsby’s past in saying “Gatsby was amazed by Daisy’s house and wanted to achieve it” (148). Gatsby, from the first time he glanced upon her ginormous house to the present, was engrossed in Daisy’s life. He wanted …show more content…
Gatsby was prepared and dedicated, kept a positive attitude, and always made a great first impression. These things led to many opportunities for Gatsby such as his internship with Dan Cody and his month long romance with Daisy. Afterwards, Gatsby gained his wealth from illegal business with Meyer Wolfsheim then kept it through secrets and lying. He became successful and powerful, but still he was missing the final piece- Daisy. Daisy was the most important aspect of his endeavor because she was the trophy he needed to finally show everyone he

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