Examples Of Rsquo In The Great Gatsby

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In the novel, The GreatGatsby written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the lack of morality and spirituality of American lifestyles in 1920’s is strongly portrayed. It was a time of materialism, individualism, and the pursuit of happiness. Throughout the story, examples of the social and moral values, greed, and emptiness of pleasure are deeply apparent. In the beginning of the novel, Jay Gatsby, the protagonist, is rich and famous among his friends as a high personality in his society. He hosts extravagant exciting parties every Saturday night at his luxurious house with hundreds of people in attendance. At the party people act as if they are at an amusement park with huge amounts of food and drinks processed and the nonstop…show more content…
Furthermore, Gatsby’s whole life has been devoted to material goods that society admires and appreciates. He gains his wealth by boot-legging and other corruptions to become the best candidate for his love, Daisy because his dream of loving Daisy is ruined by the difference in his social statuses from Tom Buchanan. When Gatsby and Daisy are reunited years later, Gatsby had enormous wealth and power. Daisy thought about leaving Tom until she found out that Gatsby used illegal methods to earn money. This is significant to the overall because easy money and relaxed social values have corrupted Gatsby’s dreams. Gatsby is a person who no one knows much about nor where he comes from, what he does, or how he made his biggest fortune. As the novel progresses, we learn Gatsby was born in a farm, North Dakota. By working for a millionaire, he tasted the good life only to dedicate his life to the achievement of wealth. He was willing to do anything to gain the social position he thought necessary to win Daisy. Gatsby was thought of as dishonest and distasteful broken man, whose amazing dream to
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