The Great Gatsby Goal

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The American Dream is a little different for everyone but that is everyone’s goal in life to reach their American Dream. In The Great Gatsby, most of the characters wants to reach their American Dreams. But not all succeed in the process of obtaining it why is this what was stopping some of the characters from reaching the goals? Also the characters in this novel prove that they are hollow and don 't think about others and only look after themselves In The Great Gatsby why do the characters feel like its is in there best interest to only look out for themselves and not the others in The Great Gatsby? The American Dream for most people, is an unreachable dream, but everyone wants to reach it. For the most part, it is the thing that…show more content…
Gatsby was the star in the book and he worked hard to get where he was in life. He has a rag to riches backstory and that was his American Dream, but he wanted more and who can blame him especially after he reunited with Daisy. Also, Myrtle and George were hard working people. The American Dream for Myrtle was to continue the affair with Tom and to get wealthy by that. For George, it was his job. He wanted to make his money the right way. Sadly, none of these hard working people got to reach their Dreams. To understand why their American Dreams became fallacies, you have to go into depth on their American…show more content…
The first Question is why don 't the wealthy people in The Great Gatsby don’t have a American dream that they can try and achieve? The Answer is because they have all the money they could ever want. Ever dream that they have or had they already achieved it because of the money that they were born with. The next Question is why are the wealthy people in the book hollow why don 't they have feelings for others? The answer is simple, it 's because of the money and how they live. The people in the upper class live to where if you are not born into the money like they were than they don’t care about you. They look down upon the people who had to work to get money, to them if you had to work to get money than you are inferior to them. It all ties back in with
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