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    American Dream, they embody what so many people she they were, and yet, they themselves wish they were other people. Daisy has all of the money in the world, and yet she is not content with her life, she instead wishes she could go off and live with Gatsby, and leave behind her cheating husband, but she cannot do so if she is not willing to give up her money and social stature, therefore…

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    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; while Nick Carraway’s depiction of the valley of ashes, a desolate and bare land that connects the West Egg and New York, does not remind the audience of beauty, through the content and style of this depiction, beauty seeps from every corner of every sentence, flowing like a vibrant river across the passage. Nick’s dedication to vivid descriptions of even the bleakest of lands creates this lifelike and almost tangible image of a lost opportunity. What lost…

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    concealing our vulnerable flesh. It is forlorn, however, as life has the tendency to reveal us, leaving us scrutinizing for a new beginning. As it did to the Americans of the 1920s. Through the decline of American Society, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Great Gatsby demonstrates the revision of the American Dream. In the early 1920s, the American Dream was of a divergent view. There was a common disposition which urged the people of that day and age to display themselves as part of a “modern” nation.…

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    to lose sight of happiness. Married couples viewed one another as inhumane objects. It wasn’t about the relationship and respect for one another, but for using one another to maintain a high social lifestyle. In the novel, The Great Gatsby, several characters such as Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan, and Tom Buchanan all represent the American dream. Individuals were too consumed to materialism and used their goal of the American Dream as a way of physical comfort, thus demoralizing spiritual values.…

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    The Degeneracy of Relationships Through the Love of Money Nick Carraway, the protagonist in The Great Gatsby, is placed in an environment filled with ideas that are fundamentally different than his. It is the characters that populate the story that have a stark divide in perception between themselves and Nick. Through social interaction, he can increasingly discover the drastic change in nature between himself and the people around him. One such social meeting has Nick in a hotel room with an…

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    of the narrator, Nick Carraway, and the wife of Tom Buchanan. She is much like every character in the book and emphasizes the themes presented throughout The Great Gatsby. Despite her beauty, she is perhaps one of the most selfish and fickle characters in the book. One quote that shows Daisy’s selfishness is at the beginning of The Great Gatsby. Nick goes to Daisy’s house for the first time since he came to East Egg. It has been some time since Nick has last seen his cousin, and Daisy uses this…

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    The “Great” Gatsby? Bob Marley was once quoted saying that, “the greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” This idea flawlessly accentuates the false idea many have about Jay Gatsby. He is seen as an immensely wealthy bachelor who on the surface seems to be “great” (as the title of the book represents), but in reality his importance is just a “great” illusion. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s, The Great Gatsby,…

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    The colors of The Great Gatsby “People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they 're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.” Says American author Florence King. King could have been talking about the characters in F. Scotts Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. The great Gatsby is about the roaring twenties when wealth and the American Dream meant a lot to people. Gatsby is not actually…

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    read The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The book is read through Nick Carraway’s eyes as he experiences his new life in New York. Throughout the book, Nick regularly attended house parties and meets a great deal of people. These factors made up the book, as it tells the story of Jay Gatsby. The author titled the book The Great Gatsby, but what made Jay Gatsby so great? Let's start with the characters of The Great Gatsby. I believe the most important characters include Jay Gatsby, Nick…

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    interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand,” said Karl Marx. In the story “The Great Gatsby”, Marxism is shown along with the setting and characters of the book. Marxism is the theory of struggle between classes in a society. Each set area has a resemblance to Marxism and they show example of the social classes and how they are each divided and each struggled. “The Great Gatsby” is an excellent representation of Marxism because each character is in a social class and…

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