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The Great Gatsby- Corruption Due to Weath

Summary: In chapter three of The Great Gatsby, details of the parties and details of the people that attend the parties thrown by Jay Gatsby are used to create the illusion of allure and glamour as well as destructiveness and chaos caused by the abundance of wealth.


The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald has many themes one of the most important being its focus on money as the foundation of American society. He Writes his novel during the 1920's when the country also experienced an unprecedented economic boom and also during prohibition. It was a time that allowed the values of materialism and ambition to take over the American mindset leading many to gain money in whatever way possible including illegal activities as Gatsby does somewhat. Money became a drive in most people's lives and Fitzgerald attempts to show the evils of money in his book. In chapter three of The Great Gatsby, details of the parties and details of the people that attend the parties thrown by Jay Gatsby are used to create the illusion of allure and glamour as well as destructiveness and chaos caused by the...

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