F. Scott Fitzgerald 's The Great Gatsby
The American Dream is the idea that anyone, with hard work and a little luck, can climb the ladder to success. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s legendary work, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby is the perfect image of the American Dream, having built his way from poverty to become fabulously rich. On the other hand, Nick Carraway, as a middle class man and as the narrator, is the representative of the common man, aspiring to be atop the social ladder.
However, throughout the novel, Fitzgerald asserts that the