The Great Gatsby Essay | Importance of Money in "The Great Gatsby"

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Importance of Money in "The Great Gatsby"

Summary: This essay describes the importance of money in Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby."
Money is the root of social acceptance and economic success throughout The Great Gatsby. As a result of this corruption the ideals of even the seemingly innocent are distorted, leaving the majority of the characters to live face-paced and immoral lives. Both the men and women alike are eager to fill their lives with wealth in hopes of ultimately reaching a satisfactory state of being. Unfortunately, the attempts to achieve either a mutual loving relationship or genuine contentment in life through money prove to be equally futile. The allurement of money is the basis of all problems the characters encounter. From the evident distinction amid the classes, to the extreme extent of material possessions, the pressures to conform to the socially acceptable standards of living become blatantly obvious to the reader. As the implied demands continue to linger over each character's head, the...

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