The Great Gatsby Essay | The Great Gatsby - Loss of the American Dream

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The Great Gatsby - Loss of the American Dream

Summary: This essay is about how Fitzgerald attempts to use Gatsby as a tool to say that the American Dream with its associated positive connotations and values is unrecoverably loss.
Dream Chasers

"The deepest American dream is not the hunger for money or fame; it is the dream of settling down, in peace and freedom and cooperation, in the promised land." If only this quote by Scott Russell Sanders was true. However were it true and astute, we would be deprived of F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece, The Great Gatsby. Throughout Gatsby, Fitzgerald provides a clear-cut message and theme, which the story revolves around. His claim is that the American dream is indeed corrupted and irretrievably lost, that no man can any longer take hope and find solace in that dream. In the roaring 20's, the new American dream is deemed lost and adrift. The dream has lost all positive connotation and value, and is no longer a dream of the moral citizen but of the corrupt. Nick encounters this supposed reality...

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