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Incorporation of the American Dream in The Great Gatsby In the novel The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald the author incorporates the aspect of the American Dream to develop the story The American Dreams goals embody the story to show how one can attempt to put effort into accomplishing ones aspirations in life Throughout the novel Fitzgerald gives various examples of different characters so called American Dream Some characters are able to achieve their goal and others are not able to accomplish their goal From beginning to end Fitzgerald shows how this concept of the American Dream is accomplished and failed by the characters in the story line Daisy and Tom are two characters whose dreams portray to be wealthy and to be in control of things Tom throughout the story acts brutal and tries to control everything For example Nick describes him as It was a body capable of enormous leveragea cruel body His speaking voice a gruff husky tenor added to the impression of fractiousness he conveyed11 Nicks description of Tom shows his stature of a bully and that how he maybe able to get things done Then later in the story Tom does another thing which shows his resemblance of this type of behavior Daisy Daisy Daisy shouted Mrs Wilson Ill say it whenever I want to Daisy Dai Making a short deft movement Tom Buchanan broke her nose with his open hand41 In this confrontation he does not get mad at her because she is chanting his wifes name but just to show that who is in charge and that no one is above him Tom by being in charge gets pleasure and enjoys it very much Tom and Daisys dream is also to stay wealthy and in a very high social standing Throughout their life they are very well off They live in the East Egg which is the egg with the many millionaires and prosperous people The
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