The Great Gatsby Quotes

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Jay Gatsby is a perfect example for the American Dream“The character of millionaire Jay Gatsby represents the extremes of 1920’s wealth and decadence. Gatsby devotes his life to accumulating riches in order to attract the attention of his romantic obsession, the lovely but spoiled Daisy Buchanan.”(Avey, 1). This quote spoken by Tori Avey, describes how Gatsby is a perfect representation of the Roaring Twenties and the American Dream. “In the Great Gatsby, the eponymous character embodies the model American construct of the self-made man. Satisfying the American Dream’s devotion to the possibility that “anyone, no matter how lowly his origins, could rise and become a success””(Poulter, 1). This quote spoken by Rebecca Poulter also describes

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