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Supreme Court Judge, Oliver Wendell Holmes, once said, "In my thirty years of legal experience, I have never witnessed money helping a victim, although I have seen it pretending to help them." In F. Scott Fitzgerald's American masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, the main character, Jay Gatsby attempts to rekindle his long-lost romantic relationship with Daisy Buchanan, by flaunting his newfound wealth and success. During the time Gatsby and Daisy were apart, Gatsby works for and …

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…and his dreams. Fitzgerald made it clear that no matter how much a man acquires he always yearns for more and wants something he cannot have. Gatsby, as hopeful as the 'green light' he symbolized, never reached that vision of a future with Daisy. Instead he pretended that money would solve all his problems. Perhaps this is the most important lesson of all. The Great Gatsby brings new meaning to the saying "money doesn't buy