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The Material World of Gatsby

Summary: Discusses the novel The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Describes how in the novel a fine line is drawn between the corrupting influence of wealth and the purity of a dream. Concludes that human qualities such as love and kindness have been overridden by the desire of materialism.
The American Dream of being an over opulent human being is often viewed as a dream filled of corruption and obsolete morals. A fine line is drawn between the corrupting influence of wealth and the purity of a dream. Human qualities such as love and kindness have been overridden by the desire of materialism. In the classic novel The Great Gatsby, love is based on superficial elements. While most characters are blinded by their wallets, Gatsby is blinded by his childish dream to capture Daisy's heart. The mind of society has been poisoned by the financial success of the wealthy; and with these rich lifestyles the Valley of Ashes is the result of their wasted life. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby, Nick is exposed to the corruption and moral decay in the lives of Daisy, Tom and Gatsby.

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