Social Structure In The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby is a book full of lessons of how society is divided despite the geographical setting that joins all of us equally. Scott Fitzgerald was a great American writer, who was famous for his concept of the Jazz Age and the Roaring 20s. The novel shows Gatsby´s recovery of the love of his life. Gatsby is in love with Daisy, but now Daisy was married but he still fought for that young-adults love he once had. As the story reaches its end, Gatsby began to realize that Daisy didn´t loved him as it was 5 years ago. Even though we learn that he was always perseverant and overcame himself from his past social status. Furthermore, throughout the series of events, the author shows how society lacks order and structure because of the comfort…show more content…
One more time, the lack or order even among the rich people, is shown. Even though the new money people could have as much money as the old money, each one had distinct behaviors. For example, Gatsby, who was from West Egg, was nicer than Tom, because he didn´t considered himself superior than him. The author wants to transmit that the characters also miss the regular structure in values. In the Christian point of view, many characters represent the seven deadly sins; such as: pride, avarice, and lust. In many events throughout the book, the society reveals itself as careless, without appreciating the others´…show more content…
First of all, the need of having a good moral education to prevent from having a world in which the value systems are unbalanced and constantly affect the progress of society. As many of us know, the basic unit of society is the family, that´s why we must encourage others to enjoy the balance brought through mutual respect and support. However, among the mixture of feelings expressed along the novel, perseverance is one of the few values that completely pushes us out of poverty; just like Gatsby overcame himself. The greatest message from Fitzgerald is that we should consider how society is currently and how is can change in the future. Scott Fitzgerald was gifted with the opportunity of experiencing a transition from a World War to a period of great joy and comfort. To conclude, we can say that society can be revolved at any moment, and our moral values are the key to keep a society working properly and in an ordered
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