The Great Gatsby Essay | Daisy as Symbolic of the "American Dream" in "The Great Gatsby"

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Daisy as Symbolic of the "American Dream" in "The Great Gatsby"

Summary: In "The Great Gatsby," F. Scott Fitzgerald depicts the "American Dream" as a myth that people use to escape their status quo realities. For Jay Gatsby, the obsessive pursuit of Daisy Buchanan was his "American Dream."
In the book The Great Gatsby the author F. Scott Fitzgerald depicts one man, Jay Gatsby's journey is achieving his "American Dream" of obtaining the affections for a specific female, by the name of Daisy Buchanan. In doing this Gatsby goes through a series of events including buying a huge mansion to be near her and spending millions of dollars in order to catch her attention. Eventually Gatsby gets what he wants but by doing so he realizes it is not what he expected. After years of planning, and trying to get something he was happier thinking about how great she was than actually having her. This was because Daisy couldn't live up to Gatsby's dream of Daisy. Fitzgerald used this to prove that the "American Dream" is something that people use to escape the reality of the status...

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