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Pure Examples of the Great Gatsby's American Dream

Summary: Essay gives a portrayal of the "American Dream" in "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Being rich, owning an extravagant mansion, magnificent cars, and being married to that perfect someone are all things that we have all dreamt of having while we were children. Generally, this dream is known as the "American Dream," which is the belief that if one works hard, that person will succeed by becoming rich. The Great Gatsby, a novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is about the "American Dream" during the 1920's, and those who attempt to reach its illusionary goals. It has been said that The Great Gatsby expresses a parody of the "American Dream" through its characters. The term "parody" means a feeble or ridiculous imitation (Webster). This parody holds true for three of the main characters in the novel including Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan, and Tom Buchanan.

Everyone desires something in life and everyone, somehow, strives to get it...

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