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The 1920s ten years of thriving life in America People living the good life and people living in the slumps East Egg the prominent community of the old rich People who have known money all their lives West Egg the up and coming community of the newly rich Manhattan the city of life The Valley of Ashes separating the Eggs from the city Symbolizing the poor An aftermath of the industrial revolution Four regions making up Long Island In between them the Long Island Sound A stretch of water cutting through the land separating the East from the West All peoples living inside having the same American dream All wanting to become successful and well loved but most of all having money was a top priority for all of them In F Scott Fitzgeralds The Great Gatsby the character Tom Buchanan believes that just because he has lots of money it enables him to look down on others as inferior Tom Buchanan is married to Daisy Baker cousin of Nick Carraway In his first meeting with Nick who he knew from collage at New Haven Nick sees Toms arrogance To Nick it seems that Tom uses his money mostly as an excuse to make himself seem higher than other people around him Even to Nick He applies this opinion of himself on many occasions maybe not directly but non the less his subliminal point gets across Like saying just because Im stronger and more of a man than you arepg11 implies that his arrogance is there To Tom his money justifies his actions towards others no matter what they are He believes that his money lets him justify his racial slurs His biggest prejudice is that the white race is superior and this is evident when he tells Nick of the book The Rise of the Coloured Empires Toms idea is that if they dont look out the white race will be utterly submergedpg 17
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