Examples Of Hyperbole In The Great Gatsby

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Vannina Vannarith Ms. Jenkins period 2 Essay Many people in the world tries to fit in with many types of groups. No matter how hard they try to fit in, they still wont accept you into there world. These people are trying to pursuit the American Dream. The idea of the American Dream is treating people equally. In the book, The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, he wrote about different class of people in different social groups. Jay Gatsby, one of the character in the book, try to change his social class to be with the girl he loves. Daisy, Gatsby's lover, is rich. He knew that he couldn’t be with her if he's poor. So he became rich very fast but did it in a illegal way. He was to late because Daisy end up marrying some other rich guy, Tom Buchanan. Gatsby try his hardest to get daisy back by throwing big party, so Daisy can hear about it and one day come to his party and they can be together again. Myrtle Wilson, a poor married women, cheats on her husband with Tom Buchanan. Her husband, George Wilson, owns a garage…show more content…
Scott Fitzgerald uses symbolism and hyperbole in his book The Great Gatsby. The ideal of a the American dream is treating everyone equally. In the great Gatsby, Gatsby and Myrtle tried to fit in by changing their social Class. Gatsby was poor and he became rich so he can be in the same social class with his love. Myrtle tried to change her social class because she believes that shit fits in better with the rich side. Rich people didn't want to associate with people unless they have money. The people that is poor get treated different. The rich people think they can do or say whatever they want to the poor. That's not treating everyone equally. Everyone should be treated the same, with the same respect. Nobody should be treated like their not welcome. It shouldn't matter on how they look, on how much money they have, and on where they were from. Everyone deserve to be treated equally and with the same
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