The Great Gatsby Essay | The American Fantasy

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The American Fantasy

Summary: The american dream exists of only as a fantasy due to unrealistic goals, loss of innocence, and corruption in society in "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Is the search for the perfect life achievable? Or is this idea just a fantasy that motivates people to try to attain the impossible? In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald focuses on the pursuit of the American dream. The characters in the novel want more wealth and more materials, but does money actually make the American dream real? In a fairy tale, the American dream may be possible, but in the real world, many other factors come into play that affects the dream. For example, corruption and greed are two things that give the idea that an excess of money or an excessive need for money, only causes the dream to be farther from reach. When money is the main concern in one's life, one may do anything and everything to acquire wealth, disregarding the consequences that come along with certain actions. However, money and material...

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