Examples Of Reality In The Great Gatsby

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The 1920s was an eventful century that is memorable to this day of what it has brought to the Americans. Different states of wealth gave such revolting influences and alteration towards one another’s positions in life. The years of 1920s was known as several different things such as The Sexual Revolution, Prohibition, The Jazz Age and The Harlem Renaissance, Entertainment and Pop Culture, and distinctly, The Lost Generation. In the case of Great Gatsby, it is power and privileges of the relationships.
The American authors & media paid massive attention towards the stereotypes about the 1920s from reality, which causes these two factors difficult to be distinguished from each other, F. Scott Fitzgerald reprobate the superficiality and material excess of the American culture before war, showing the prosperity that went wrong in the wealthy society of New York; this can be seen in The Great Gatsby. Authors felt satiated of the overly materialistic and spiritually deprived American society, which caused them to live in Europe.
Daisy Buchanan affiliates with Jay Gatsby & Tom Buchanan, concerning the relationships. Daisy is married to Tom of who are
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Due to Myrtle’s materialism, it impacts her bond with George. Myrtle “can’t stand” to be with George because of his lack of wealth. In page 37, “(…)borrowed somebody’s best suit to get married in (…) and then I lay down and cried (…)”. Unmistakably, her reaction to ‘lay down and cried’ demonstrates her feelings that are strongly linked to the wealth of the person. Myrtle grasps the fact that George is not “good enough for her” when she acknowledged that he borrowed somebody else’s best suit to get married in. This associates with her first meeting with Tom later on in this chapter where she was focused completely on his clothing. Myrtle’s judgments about men are highly superficial &
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