Sunday, November 24, 2019
GATBYS dream essays
GATBY'S dream essays The American Dream, wanted by all, captured by some. Colossal amounts of money, love, fame, and power, only some of the many facets of what most people can only dream of, but only a spare few can actually grasp. In F. Scott Fitzgeralds book, The Great Gatsby, the majority of its characters all embody the American Dream in some way or another, and are continually searching for those previously mentioned attributes of a higher standard of living in a 1920's society. Jay Gatsbys life begins in the search for his personal American Dream and ends in tragedy because of his blindness in focusing so much of his attention to finding love with Daisy. In the beginning, Gatsby is described by nick that he stretched out his arms toward the dark water in a curious way and.... he was trembling... nothing except a single green light. One can relate Gatsbys reaching toward the solitary light far off into the distance, as him reaching toward the last part of his dream. As far as anyone knew, Gatsby had everything, money, friends, stature in society, and fame. But, there is one thing that Gatsby was longing for, which was someone for him to love, and someone to love him. His only problem with his wish was that it had already been granted to another man, although that didnt hinder his efforts to have Daisy for his own. A distant relative of Nick Carraway, Daisy Buchanan, seems to epitomize a major portion of the American Dream. Before our story had begun, Gatsby and Daisy had already met, and Daisy had refused to marry him because of his lack of finances. But later in our story, when Gatsby is showing her his shirts, anyone can clearly see that she has a little regret for marrying Tom instead of Gatsby, because of what she could have had with him later. Daisy could easily be called a Gold-digger, which is actually a part of her dream, to have someone take care of h ...
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