The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is a novel about the American Dream. In the Great Gatsby, the dream is that one can acquire happiness through wealth and power. To get his happiness Jay attempts to reacquire the love of his lost sweet heart, Daisy. The main problem with Jay’s dream is that Daisy is all ready married. Gatsby's personal dream symbolizes the larger American Dream “The pursuit of
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is my belief that is what F. Scott Fitzgerald wants us to take home with us. The dangers of coveting what other people have.
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