Great Gatsby and the American Dream

Each characters unique view on  the American dream is what makes this an intriguing topic. Even though they each had differing perspectives on the idea, their goal was simple: achieve success, prosperity, and accomplish a set goal. I definitely align with you on Gatsby’s view on the American Dream. Gatsby’s love for Daisy was always … Read more

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald – jazz music in chapter 3

In 1931, James Truslow Adams published the first definition of the American Dream. It describes it as the dream of a land in which life should be better, richer, and fuller for everyone. It also talks of opportunity for all, according to ability or achievement. This dream, however, was not a new invention. Since America’s … Read more

The Great Gatsby – differences and similarities between film and book

After reading the book, and watching the film there are many differences and similarities that I was able to determine. One of the major differences between both of the works is the meeting between Jay Gatsby, protagonist, and Nick Carraway, narrator. However, the similarities were much more substantial than differences. Gatsby and Nick met at … Read more