Our attention is then taken up by other scenes at the party, but suddenly returning to this couple after an interval of two pages to make his point.
Fitzgerald uses the green light as a symbol of hope, money, and jealousy. A common misconception of the American Dream is that anyone has the potential acquire a fortune and reverse the past For both Troy and Myrtle, they have both realized that with each society come political and social ideals that destroy their American Dream.
She looks at him as someone who can afford to buy their own suit for their own wedding. She thought she has all she desired for but truly realized she had nothing.
With Gatsby, Daisy realized something that broke her heart. Although people that goes extend themselves outside of their social class is achieving the American Dream, the society has its limits. Money enticed people into accomplishing a directive due to its great worth, which could potentially result in good consequences or bad consequences.
Gatsby tries to chase the American Dream, yet his idea is tarnished.
By having money, a car, a big house, nice clothes and a happy family symbolizes the American dream. The dream is represented by the ideas of a self-sufficient man or woman, who works hard to achieve a goal to become successful. It was his subject, his matter above all — and it was a subject that had come to fascinate readers everywhere.
The Great Gatsby is an exploration of the American Dream as it exists in a corrupt period, and it is an attempt to determine that concealed boundary that divides the reality from the illusions.
He is unfaithful to her, but she covers up his lapses for him in the interest of social respectability.