Emptiness And Blindness In The Great Gatsby

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Emptiness & blindness Gr.Gatsby Author F. Scott Fitzgerald proves that material things do not always create happiness by portraying that this is not how love is gained or given. The author describes two characters, Tom Buchanan and Jay Gatsby, who both use materialism to attempt to provide themselves with the feelings of love. In the novel The Great Gatsby, author F. Scott Fitzgerald conveys, through symbolism and characterization, that with materialism and excess, man eventually becomes empty. Tom Buchanan is a man whose materialism, leads him to become empty and blind. People who are obsessed with material objects are materialistic and excessive. Money is considered to give power and love. Tom shows his blindness in an attempt to fulfill
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