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    opportunity to achieve this dream. Not everyone in history has had an equal chance to achieve the American dream, whether it be discrimination, or suppression it has never been a reality for everyone in a time period, yet at least. In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the novel was taken place in the 1920s and there was a character named Daisy, and because of the sexism in the 1920s towards females, she had less…

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    Of the 20 richest women in the world, all of them have inherited their money from either their husband or their father. Proving that women need men in their lives in order to reach success. In the Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the novel describes numerous individuals in the 1920’s. Women in this time period, known as flappers, recently gain their rights and are starting to test the limits. They stereotypically commit “unlady-like” actions such as drinking, smoking, and cursing. Some…

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    life in that country and will never be able to entirely “make it” such as Gatsby in The Great Gatsby. Essentially, he had reinvented himself and became a billionaire, but never actually felt complete because he couldn’t fully reel Daisy back in. While looking over the bay with Daisy “it had occurred to him that the colossal significance of that light had now vanished forever,” (Fitzgerald 122). After discovering this Gatsby knew…

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    The Great Gatsby written by F. Scott Fitzgerald demonstrates the decline of the American Dream and continues to appeal to readers with its ability to apply to time frames even after the 1920s. This novel gives insight into wealth and its effect on American society during its respective time frame and the conflicts between social classes during this period. The events and conflicts in this novel can be relatable to readers in other time periods. This novel was truly groundbreaking definitely…

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    dream is the idea that every U.S. citizen has equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, determination, and initiative. The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, shows the corruption of the American dream. The American dream is supposed to stand for the ability to make something out of one 's self, but…

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    Interviewer: Really? How did the Jazz Age influence your life in any way. Fitzgerald: Well, after I moved to France, I wrote a book called "The Great Gatsby." As you know it was a book about a man named Nick Carraway who moves into the town of West Egg on Long Island. Nick lived next to a wealthy man named Jay Gatsby and they soon become friends in pursuit to get Gatsby to marry Daisy. Interviewer: Yes, I heard of this book quite well actually. Fitzgerald: So, the Jazz Age really inspired…

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    accepting a situation as it is and being prepared to deal with it has connected into the way a character is depicted. The reality that lies behind the human mind, it can either be true or false depending on your own observation. Throughout the Great Gatsby, characters are depicted on their ability to approach certain situations. And how their lifestyles are. West Egg is new money East Egg is old money. Due to this the people…

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    The Great Gatsby was a success when it was first published because it was more than just a tragic love story of a man who falls in love with a married woman, but it also had a much bigger story about life in the 1920s and how people want what they think everyone else has. There is a division between the west egg people and the east egg people, but to the Valley of the Ashes, they are both rich places. The Valley of the Ashes is the area between The East Egg and New York City. It is where the…

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    Women In The Great Gatsby

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    The role of women throughout, The Great Gatsby can be perceived in numerous ways. Whether it be the actions, personalities, or motives of the characters, an underlying theme of carelessness, and superficiality is portrayed. Throughout the course of the novel, The Great Gatsby by Scott F. Fitzgerald, readers are exposed to the unique role women play in society during the 1920’s. Fitzgerald’s depiction of the characters, Daisy, Jordan, and Myrtle illustrates the lack of women's status, in…

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    trends that grew to new heights, as sin, also, grew to an unforeseen everyday norm, especially for the wealthy. Author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, fictionalizes these record-setting norms for sin, most notably for the wealthy, in his popular novel, The Great Gatsby. Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born September 24, 1896, in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was born to the parents of Edward Fitzgerald and Mary McQuillan. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s mother was a daughter of wholesale grocers from an…

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