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The Consequences of Obsession over Money in The Great Gatsby

Summary: Values are lost as easily as money is gained. In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the characters' deep obsession over money and power leads them to corruption, loss of values, and unhappiness. This is exemplified with the characters Daisy and Gatsby, as well as with Tom and Myrtle.

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Values are lost as easily as money is gained. In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, characters' deep obsession over money leads them to corruption, loss of values and unhappiness. This is exemplified with the characters Daisy and Gatsby.

Daisy is continually searching for happiness outside of herself because she has a lack of inner values and true confidence.

Daisy shows her unhappiness and her loss of values by becoming involved with an affair with Gatsby. Gatsby's obsession with money is one of a false sense of power, that money can bring him anything, even the girl of his dreams. He tried to impress Daisy with all his parties and lavish display of money earned from his alcohol business.

. Both Daisy and Gatsby have a strong desire for money so they could fulfill their American dreams; however...

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