Gatsby may portray that the main reason why he throws massive parties is because he just simply wants to, but the true reason is because he hopes that Daisy will one day show up. Also, Nick, being the grounded man that he is, notices how impersonal Gatsby’s parties are, when he remarks “The bar is in full swing, and floating rounds of cocktails permeate the garden outside, until the air is alive with chatter and laughter, and casual innuendo and introductions forgotten on the spot, and enthusiastic meetings between women who never knew each other's names." (Fitzgerald 45). This quote makes it evident that West Eggers lived only in the present and simply used Gatsby for his generosity. West Eggers are known for their outrageous activities and parties whereas East Eggers carry themselves with more confidence, class, and statue.
The Fitzgerald's had a poor relationship and partied all the time. Fitzgerald's life was made up of other people using him for his old money. The people that surrounded him were jobless but filthy rich of off old money. The people around Fitzgerald boasted about everything they did, “Why is it every other person you meet says they're an artist? A real artist doesn't need to gas on about it, he doesn't have time.
The One Percent (Documentary) “The One Percent” is about the richest people in America, The 1% of the people who control the world which is over half of the country’s wealth according to this documentary. The documentary talks about how these rich people keep getting richer and richer helped along by friendly legislators and tax codes. Jamie Johnson tries to make this about the gap that exists between everyday Americans and the rich 1%. When the movie starts it appears as if Jamie Johnson is getting ready for an undercover video shoot. Trying to crash a croquet game at a high-class country club.
And the poor know better. How can this situation benefit anyone in our society? If the rich have all of the money and everyone else has nothing then we are no better than a dictatorship. Sure we still have some freedoms but for how long? It seems our government is already been overrun and now controlled by greed.
It’s not just about having more money because there are many millionaires that are living miserable lives. They have so much money in their bank accounts yet they are not happy people. Many of them have to constantly watch their backs fearing that one day a close relative or a close friend might try and take everything they own. Moreover, If you’re live within your means and have more than is necessary to survive, than in my opinion, you are rich. In many ways, money can truly make life more comfortable, and secure.
Book Summary: Dr. Thomas J. Stanley wrote ‘The Millionaire Next Door’ after doing extensive research in gathering statistics and case studies of today’s millionaires in America. He immediately addresses the culture’s false view of a millionaire. There is a great difference in being rich and being wealthy in today’s society. The research Dr. Stanly has done gives seven common denominators among those who have successfully accumulated large amounts of wealth. The statement that outlines the course of the book is “sacrifice high consumption today for financial independence tomorrow.” Application: After reading this book, I now have a different outlook on how to be successful with my finances.
Their existence is a purely selfish one with all their energy going into benefiting themselves in some way or another. Although this theme of moral emptiness is present throughout the entire novel, F. Scott Fitzgerald provides a foil through Nick Carraway. A showing of moral emptiness early in the novel is at the first of Gatsby’s parties that Nick attends. There is an overly extravagant amount of food and alcohol present, and it perfectly suits the mentality of all the guests there. The people there get so inebriated that they often do not remember whom they came with or even who their spouse is.
She knew that her children will soon leave and have their time in life and spend less and less time with her and that she would just simply stay inside and be alone. She must have been terrified of that. She lost Edward and did not want her daughter Mary to find about that at the moment of her lifetime. Jane was terrified of telling Mary the truth and she might have thought that if she does than Mary will panic and be emotionally hurt for the rest of her life. At the end, Jane seems to be happy that she will soon be able to be to join Edward.
The end of the story " The All American Slurp" the little girl from the Lin's family relies that she is similar to everyone else. The middle of the storythe li8ttle girl from the Lin's family is shy when she goes on the bus cause she dosent know what her friend is gonna think of her or if she will make fun of her.Well the little girl from the Gleasons family does not make fun of her she just stays quiet.In the beggining of the story the Lin's go over the Gleason's to have a dinner.And the Lin's dont know how to eat properly.The setting is in a quiet neighborhood. The mood is awkward and their behavior is weired and not weired. In conclusion, the story "The All American Slurp". By Lensey Namioka.
The wealthy have the means for making new technology accessible to themselves, and because of this it gives them, great knowledge and knowledge is the foundation of power, which leads to more wealth. On the contrary, the plunging descent of those individuals who are financially crippled and therefore, do not have a passage to power or wealth or technology. This inequality put the wealthiest people in a position to dominate and in some cases control the decision-making process while leaving the less fortunate under the eight ball with their needs being ignored and they not being fulfilled. The other area of concern is the moral and ethical dilemma that has come about as a result of the growth of new media technology. The main area of concern is the privacy issue.