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Corruption of the American Dream

Summary: The Great Gatsby, depicts the corruption of the American society in the 1920's and reveals that Gatsby is not free from the bindings of social classes. Gatsby is discriminated against by many of the "old money".

Senator John Kerry once said: "We believe that what matters most is not narrow appeals masquerading as values, but the shared values that show the true face of America; not narrow values that divide us, but the shared values that unite us: family, faith, hard work, opportunity and responsibility for all, so that every child, every adult, every parent, every worker in America has an equal shot at living up to their God-given potential. That is the American dream and the American value." F. Scott Fitzgerald's, The Great Gatsby, depicts the corruption of the American society in the 1920's and reveals that Gatsby is not free from the bindings of social classes. Gatsby is discriminated against by many of the "old money" such as Tom Buchanan who do not like people like Gatsby who have not inherited their money as Tom did. Additionally, the American...

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