Social Inequality In The Great Gatsby

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Great Gatsby Movie Social Class Inequality Tom, Gatsby, and Daisy Status In the movie The Great Gatsby (2000) directed by Robert Markowitz I noticed social class inequality. It is been seen in Tom Buchanan, Gatsby, and Daisy. Tom and Daisy fit in the ascribed status. Both of them were born into rich families. Gatsby has both ascribed and achieved status. He was born into a poor family. His parents were farmer workers. Gatsby was able to achieve wealth. He became rich and it is unknown how he accomplish it. Some people believe that it was through illegal businesses. Tom believes that Gatsby does not fit in their category since Gatsby was not born into wealth. He asks the question of where the money Gatsby has came from and when was it acquired. Gatsby is not able to be seen the same as Tom because he has worked for a living and he comes from a low- class family. Family Experience McLanahan and Parcheski (2008) state, “Families are the primary institution for raising children, and family experience play and important role in shaping children’s life chances” ( Gatsby did get experience being with his parents. He did know that being poor he is not able to make true the dreams that he has. American Dream Gatsby relates to the American Dream. Orlean state, “ The belief that one can aspire to and achieve a higher income potential” (Orlean Spring 2018). Gatsby so far has accomplish the
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