Examples Of Ambition In The Great Gatsby

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Any life aspiration is attained through ambition, hard work and most of all perseverance. Ambition can lead to both success as well as to failure it is up to the individual to decide what is worth the ambition and what is best to let go of. The idea of failure isn't just losing sight of your goal, you can also fail by achieving your goal and seeing that it isn't what you expected at all. In “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, gatsby has inclosed himself inside the idea that he needs to marry Daisy. Since Jay Gatsby was a child he wanted to have a bright and successful future. In Gatsby's childhood room there was a book Hopalong Cassidy within the book gatsby had make a schedule. It had little things like study and be better to your parents. This shows that Gatsby has the ambition to strive and become successful. Gatsby’s parents were poor farmers and gatsby didn't want that kind of life for himself. …show more content…

Gatsby enlisted in the army in hopes to find the idea of his american dream there. Before getting deployed he met the love of his life; Daisy Buchanan. Daisy was involved within a rick community and it was expected that she were to marry a wealthy man. When Gatsby got back from war he enrolled in yale after a couple years in the university he dropped out and began pursuing his one goal of finding his long lost love again; Daisy. Gatsby knew that in order to win over the heart of daisy he had to first make something of himself. Gatsby’s friend Dan cody showed Gatsby the beauty, riches and the idea that ambitions can come true. Gatsby had a plan, he would trick everyone into thinking he had inherited money, he would buy the house across from daisy and throw such immense parties that she would one day cross the lake and wonder in. Across the lake over at the Buchanans they had a green light that would

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