Characters in books can reveal the authors feeling toward the world. In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald suggested the moral decline of the period in America history through the interpersonal relationships among his characters. The book indicates the worthlessness of materialism, the futile quest of Myrtle and Gatsby, and how America's moral values had diminished. Despite his newly acquired fortune, Gatsby's monitory means could not afford his only true wish, therefore he cannot buy everything which
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blaming it on Gatsby. This causes the deaths of three people.
(Fitzgerald, -page 100-)
In summary, Gatsby struggled to gain acceptance among his social class and failed. He could not achieve the American dream or reach his dream for his true love. He changed himself into saying stuff like "old sport" and other stuff to make him be into impure. The complicated struggle for class distinction continued as his life was wasted.
(Fitzgerald, -page 122-)