In his novel The Great Gatsby (1925) F. S. Fitzgerald introduces the reader to a set of characters that stand on the different levels of socioeconomic ladder and by destiny’s will share each other’s lives. Reading the novel one can see that Fitzgerald puts a huge emphasis on money: its presence or absence is the deciding factor in shaping the lives and personalities of the characters. The novel takes place in New York, in
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values are being bought and sold: the more money one has, the more tolerance people have for his mistakes. Money is a parasite that infests people and destroys their soul. People have lost sight of what is truly important in life. Love, passion, and friendship – those feelings seem to be forgotten. Only select few still know what those feelings are. Fitzgerald is trying to tell the society to come to its senses and save itself. .