THE GREAT GATSBY
In F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" Tom Buchanan's attitude toward the other characters demonstrates his true personality. There are many things that make up his character which cause him to carry on in this manner.
His attitude stems from the way he was brought up by his parents, and the values they instilled in him. Throughout his life everything was handed to him on a silver platter. So Tom feels that
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that being arrogant and ignorant to other people feelings can only bring destructions to you and all the people around you. Because of his actions and attitude Tom did not have many friends or any for that matter, the only reason associated themselves with him was because he was rich. This confirms the saying " money isn't everything".The question that arises is; Is a life without friends and people that love you really worth living?