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The American Scheme

Summary: Analyzes the American Dream, as a reality or a fictitious daydream, as described in "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
"...his dream must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it. He did not know that it was already behind him, back in that vast obscurity beyond the city..."

A flashy smile, a sharp suite, and an expensive car, a mansion on the beach, wild parties every weekend and a privately owned business; these are the traits that the world sees in Jay Gatsby. Ambition and generosity, charisma and sentiment, love and devotion; these are the things on the inside of Gatsby. In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gatsby is rich and popular, yet not without character. Mr. Jay Gatsby is a classic American hero, yet he desires one thing that he does not have, that he can not have. Gatsby has a dream that he reaches for, despite all he has already acquired, in fact all his money and fame...

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