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Essay | The American Dream as Thematic Material for "The Great Gatsby"

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The American Dream as Thematic Material for "The Great Gatsby"

Summary: How the "American Dream" is prevalent in the classic novel, "The Great Gatsby," by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
The Team Dream

With invisible weights resting uncomfortably upon the child's shoulders, the boy sauntered up to the plate. The team's doubt wavered the confidence and the belief of the boy. Three ducks in unfamiliar territory, hoping to return home, loaded the bases. "Keep it simple. I can do it. I have what it takes," chanted the boy under his breath. Similarly, clutched in every true American heart, are the boy's mumblings, stimulating a personal dream. The American Dream inspired patriots to search for new land, and new riches; today, the dream is a personal goal, and how it transpires relates to the belief in what America can provide. In the novel The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's character, James Gatz, captured his dream of wealth with aid; even so, the people surrounding him destroy it because, just like him...

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