|The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
Everyone wants to be successful in life, but most often people take the wrong
ways to get there. In the1920’s the American Dream was something that everyone
strived to have. Having a family, money, a big house, and a car meant that someone had
succeeded in life. A very important aspect was money, and success was determined
greatly by it. This was not true in all cases however. Jay Gatsby was a poor boy who
turned into a very wealthy man, but did he live the American Dream? Money is actually
the only thing that Gatsby had a lot of. Jay Gatsby tries to live the life of The American
Dream, but fails in his battle.
From his early years Gatsby has his eye one Daisy and throughout his life he is
deeply in love with her, but he never marries or even has a life with her. Another one of
Gatsby’s goals in life was to be an extremely successful, just like his model Dan Cody,
but that plan ends up failing as well. As a part of what D...