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Moral Carelessness

Summary: The novel "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald supports the quote "The quest for materialism/wealth often makes people morally careless." Through the use of many different literary devices and techniques, Fitzgerald proves the above thesis to be true. Out of all of these literary devices that support the quote, the one that most endorses the quote is symbolism. Also close behind symbolism is characterization and setting.
Moral Carelessness

The novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald supports the quote "The quest for materialism/wealth often makes people morally careless." Through the use of many different literary devices and techniques, Fitzgerald proves the above thesis to be true. Out of all of these literary devices that support the quote, the one that most endorses the quote is symbolism. Also close behind symbolism is characterization and setting.

As stated, symbolism is one of the many literary devices that support the quote "The quest for materialism/wealth often makes people morally careless." One example that proves this statement true through symbolism is the Valley of Ashes. The Valley of Ashes symbolizes the moral decay that Fitzgerald saw behind the facade of wealth and happiness. It is in this dump that Mr. Tom Buchanan's mistress lived. This is why the valley is chosen as a setting for...

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