Friday, May 31, 2019
F. Scott Fitzgeralds The Great Gatsby :: essays research papers
Money and The Great Gatsby     "Her voice is full of money Pg. 127)," is a major impart sentence to the story. This sentence, which comes from the character by the name of Jay Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald relates this story to many, stating that money can buy anything, including the love of a woman. This feeling that Gatsby has acquired baffles Nick Carraway. Through protrude the story, the truth comes out of why Daisy becomes part of Gatsby, which is because she wants him just for his riches.     In the Novel The Great Gatsby, the book strongly relates to "The American Dream." In Gatsbys case, the dream is that through acquiring wealth and power, once can also gain happiness. To reach his idea of what happiness is, Gatsby must go back in time to relive an old dream. To do this, he believes he must first have wealth and power. Jay Gatsby is a man who does not wish to live life in the present because it offers him nothing. He sp ends a majority of his life trying to recapture his past, in which he eventually dies in pursuit of it. The reason he wishes to relieve the past is because he had a love affair with the rich Daisy Buchanan, who he had, fell deeply in love with. However, he knew they could never get married due to their release in economic and social statuses. He wants to marry her, but because of this problem he leaves her in order to gain wealth and social status in order to reach her standards. Once he reaches this goal, he buys a house close to her in which he tries to "impress her." Jay thinks money will take bursting charge of everything, in which he realizes it doesnt make life out like it ought to be. Gatsby refuses to give this up until he reaches fulfillment of his American Dream. The sad thing is that he never does, and ends up dying.      The question of money and sociabilitys authority over life is a big factor in many bulks lives. Many people in todays wor ld try to buy love with money. That is not really a "true love." both(prenominal) of the people in the relationship should love each other for WHO they are, not what they are or have. Some people do not understand this concept. That is why separations, divorces, etc.