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Use of Money in Great Gatsby

Summary: Essay discusses the use of money in "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
The use of money in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is displayed in diverse ways in the novel. The usage of money determines the character's behavior towards things. In order for Gatsby to be acknowledged, he throws long and extraordinary parties at his mansion. Tom Buchanan doesn't need to impress himself by showing off his money, because he already has a wealthy name for himself. Dan Cody's way of treating his money is not much different from an ordinary wealthy man in which just uses his money to be happy with himself. Tom Buchanan and Dan Cody are comparable in how they express their money. In contrast, Jay Gatsby's method of expressing his money comes from his childhood. He was not fond of being rich, so he wants people to notice it. The use of money demonstrates that it attracts people to...

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