What Does The American Dream Mean In The Great Gatsby

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When people here the words American dream most would say it’s to be wealthy, to have everything money can buy, but for others it’s having the simple joys in life. After reading and analyzing the book, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the points have become very clear, that some individuals in this world are materialistic; well others are set on things money can’t buy. Everyone wants to be happy in some way, for some it comes in the form of another person for others it comes in the form of green rectangular pieces of paper. The American dream is simply love, not matter what kind of love it is, for a person, money, or even a friend. Characterized by or indicative of pleasure, contentment, or joy: the definition of being
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