The Great Gatsby: A moral issue
The Roaring Twenties was a time of parties and illegal practices; it was a time of change. This change affected society as a whole- both how the people viewed their lives as well as the way they viewed the importance of morality. Before the Roaring Twenties the American people were very traditional in their values. Their values included simple things such as being true to your spouse, raising your
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murder. This book is an example of society in the Roaring Twenties. Fitzgerald wrote this book partly to tell his story but more importantly to inform his readers of what the modern society, whether it is in the twenties or during the year two thousand, is transforming in to. The actions of these characters helped to show the social decay that was occurring during the twenties but is as current now as it was then.