Since the beginning of American culture, it has been tradition for rich white men to oppress and dominate in order to gain and maintain power and control. This oppression began with the conquering of the United States and continued on for centuries. In the modern world, these men, many generations ahead, seem to be similarly programmed, and are still hungry for the things that fuel their ego: A healthy appearance, powerful social status, superior educational background, and a high-powered profession. These things are key ingredients for modern social superiority, a kind of superiority that seems to be the key for success in American society. And a kind superiority is something that the most power-driven men would kill for.
The main character with power and wealth in the novel is Tom Buchanan, and he uses his control to gain power over others. He displays this control when he manipulates those of the lower class, and he tries to dominate his relationships. The struggle between the power and powerless in the novel develops into a battle between the upper and lower classes. The main powerful and wealthy character, Tom Buchanan, uses his power to hurt other people, and he does not care who it is. For example, Tom Buchanan has a very powerful status, which attracts Myrtle because she strives to be in the upper class.
This ideology is partially rooted in the definition of women in Bible as male owned objects (Vexen, 2007). In commercial industry, women are considered as an objects or reward to man’s good choice of products. The major purpose of male consumption of cosmetics is to win the beauty and women’s recognition is a great “guarantee of its quality” (Malgorzata Wolska, 2011), which is perfectly manifested in the story of an average man seduces every women by his smell from AXE body spray. This underlying ideology can encourage men to dominate women and take women as their possession. Moreover, it can be seen that the man in this is commercial is a dynamic person immersing himself in the excursion.
The men who composed the monopolies, were undeniably highly intelligent, but they had an even bigger desire for competition. This is proof as to why they are called monopolies. They will do anything as long as they destroy other companies to make their own company succeed. The Sugar Trust Act, was capable to close or open any industry they requested; this is a great example of a monopoly. The Sugar Trust industry had authority over multiple smaller industries.
One of the greatest aspects to how a male is taught to conduct himself is through his personality. Planned Parenthood explains the basic structure that can trap some males through hypermasculinity, “They believe they’re supposed to compete with other men and dominate feminine folks by being aggressive, worldly, sexually experienced, insensitive, physically imposing, ambitious, and demanding”(Planned Parenthood). With more detail, when men are shifted towards this exaggerated way there are many more problems beyond not being themselves. When hypermasculinity takes places there is an increased chance of abuse emotionally and physically towards a women. On the other hand men have a one in six chance of being sexually abused themselves.
The Great Gatsby novel is considered one of the most popular and successful novels of The Twentieth Century. " The rattling or golden Century that knows as a Roaring Twenties because of the economic boom of the first World War". " F. Scott Fitzgerald, who is one of the greatest writers in America and twentieth century, born in 1896. " He was more interested in love, desire, and domestic life". " He published his first book when he was 23 years old, and he was one of the American greatest dreamers".
The 1920s were known to many as the Roaring Twenties, or the Jazz Age, for its cultural and technological “boom”; products like Listerine, electric vacuums, and electric washers were just a few of the many innovations that made, or claimed to make, many people 's lives easier. But, for as prosperous as the era was, many people took advantage of the fresh idea of credit and quickly found themselves deep in debt, while others were enjoying the new, shiny materials incorporated in their lives with little or no debt whatsoever. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby, represents these ideas through a colorful story taking place in this era of time. The reader travels with Nick Carraway, a young war veteran who moves out to New York City. Along the way, he meets Jay Gatsby, his wealthy, next-door neighbor, whom will change Nick’s life forever.
All the societies that Gulliver discovers are used as a comparison to British society of the time period throughout the novel. The comments this reading makes on the British society of the particular time period is that it is violent, greedy, and savage. To Begin, One of the comments made on British society was that the people are violent. This is shown through the conversation between the king of Brobdingnag and Gulliver, when Gulliver informs him about Britain’s history of war and offers him gunpowder as a polite gesture. Gulliver giving the king gunpowder, a weapon of war, as a polite gesture proves he is accustomed to the British way of violence and fighting.
Nick begins to get introduced into the world or riches and fortune being attracted to this world of wealth, but being a part of the “new rich,” he becomes first witness to their speculation of love and deception in life. He’s a witness to the new rich and the poor in which he lives. This speculation of love and deception in the life of the rich is yet too scar Nick for life, writing his scars in a journal to support him through this hard and difficult time. The action displayed in this film is