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Materialism and financial gain are key aspects to living a happy life But this happy life goes downhill when people start to take it for granted F Scott Fitzgeralds The Great Gatsby introduces a character name Myrtle Wilson who an affair with a married man has named Tom Buchanan Throughout the novel Myrtle uses Tom to give her everything she never had Kanye Wests song Gold Digger describes how a woman uses a man to the fullest and that it comes with consequences These two messages show how people long for materialistic things and financial gain to hide who they really are but end up hurting themselves or othersMr Wilson is Myrtles husband He has his own business and wants her to have the best that she can possibly have He tries his best to do all he can to please Myrtle but no matter what he does she is always looking for something or someone better This shows how Myrtle searches for the easier way to get the things she wants in life In the third verse of Gold Digger West writes how this woman expects so much but her man cant provide it for her Throughout the song the woman uses the wealthy man for her advantage while her own man is working to please her This man has so much determination to give her all she wants that West implies that she stays with himNow I aint saying youre a gold digger you got needsYou dont want your dude to smoke but he cant buy weedYou got out to eat and he cant pay you all cant leaveTheres dishes in the back he gotta roll up his sleeves He got that ambition baby look in his eyesThis week he mopping floors next week its the friesSo stick by his sideMyrtle soon gives up on Mr Wilson and looks for something new She meets a man who is wealthy and quickly becomes
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