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Relationships in The Great Gatsby

Summary: The various relationships that F. Scott Fitzgerald depicted in his novel The Great Gatsby symbolize the materialism and hedonism prevalent in 1920s American society. The relationships are marked by trouble, infidelity, and eventually sorrow among all the individuals involved.

Relationships in The Great Gatsby

The relationships among the different characters in The Great Gatsby represent

the materialistic and hedonistic society of the 1920s. The roaring 20s was a time of letting

things go and forgetting about the Great War. Prohibition was started which led to wide

spread drinking and bootleggers reaping the rewards. People were making more money

and products were costing less thanks to a rise in mass production of consumer products.

Cars were now available to the middle class due to Henry Ford's production line and

people were buying luxury items like never before. The 1920s was called the jazz age

because of the improvisational jazz music which represented the laid back, fun loving

society of the 20s. Women's suffrage was a great equalizer and liberator during the 20s.

Styles of the 1920s had changed from the Gibson girl image before WWI...

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