Ambiguity In The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby by Francis Scott Fitzgerald is a unique book in that it addresses the audience of its own time period while defining yet pointing out the ambiguity in the American Dream in the American dream which was to remain true for years to come. Fitzgerald wrote the book at the peak of his career and it very much reflected the life he was having at the time and his very accurate perception of the beliefs of the people around him. The innocent (e.g. government, and old money class) were corrupt, and the corrupt (e.g. public) were innocent. I will explain what I mean by this apparently contradictory statement later on. Nick Carraway is the next-door neighbour to the incredibly rich Gatsby. He and Gatsby are living in a new money part
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