The Great Gatsby Essay | The American Dream in the Gatsby

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The American Dream in the Gatsby

Summary: F Scott Fitzgerald's idea of the American Dream and how it is used in his works, particularly, Great Gatsby.
     F Scott Fitzgerald was a great American writer who portrayed the American Dream in many magnificent ways. He showed the rest of the world and later generations the feeling, emotions, and lifestyles of the 1920's in great detail. The Great Gatsby clearly depicts the struggle for the American dream in the 1920's through the characters Jay Gatsby, Nick Carraway, and Tom and Daisy Buchanan.

    Fitzgerald was born in 1896, on September 24th (Kuehl 181). He was originally from St. Paul. He then moved to Buffalo and Syracuse in his early childhood. He then returned to St. Paul, to finish his younger school experience. His father was Edward Fitzgerald, and his mother was Mollie McQuillan. He only had one sibling, a sister, Annabel. Since his family traveled often his schools would change many times each year. He first attended St...

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