The Great Gatsby Essay | American Society as Portrayed in The Great Gatsby

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American Society as Portrayed in The Great Gatsby

Summary: Critics say that through his novel The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald both criticizes and praises American society as it was lived during the Jazz Age. He uses the examples of people's greed and artificial personality, excessive drinking, and Gatsby's lengthy parties to condemn American society. He also uses Gatsby's dream of being successful, Nick's withholding of judgment, and Gatsby's love for Daisy to praise American society.

Critics say that in The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald both criticizes and praises American society as it was lived during the Jazz age. Fitzgerald uses many things in this novel to prove it. By showing that people are greedy and artificial, also the drinking at parties and lastly Gatsby's parties are what Fitzgerald used to condemn American society. He also praises by writing about, Gatsby's American dream, Nick withholds judgment and lastly Gatsby's dream/love for Daisy. Fitzgerald used many examples throughout his novel that had proved that he praised and condemned American society.

Condemning American society means being reprehensible, wrong, or evil. All through this novel there were many examples showing that Fitzgerald criticizes American society. Many people in this novel are greedy. Nick was at Gatsby's house after Gatsby had just died. While being there Gatsby's phone rang, and Nick picked...

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