The Fall of the American Dream in The Great Gatsby

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'THE GREAT GATSBY AND THE FALL OF THE AMERICAN DREAM' The book 'The Great Gatsby' by F. Scott Fitzgerald was an 'icon of its time.' The book discusses topics that were important, controversial and interesting back in 1920's America. The novel is 'an exploration of the American Dream as it exists in a corrupt period of history.' The main themes in the book are the decay of morals and values and the frustration …

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…th form high school english class. Beware! This is written from a Kiwi kid's point of view so I don't know much about the 'American Dream' or whatever. Quotes & pages etc in this esssay refer to the New Zealand Penguin edition of 'The Great Gatsby.' The essay is written in NZ English (same as UK) ps: If you don't know where New Zealand is where right there next to Australia, look in an atlas!