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Scott Fitzgeralds novel The Great Gatsby is based on the dreams of a man named Jay Gatsby Throughout the novel it is suggested to the reader that Gatsby is a symbol for America He represents the possibilities of life on a level at which the material and the spiritual have been confused Bewley 11 Gatsbys dreams lifestyle and sense of morality represent an American vision of life at which the reality ends and an illusion begins First to be an American means to have dreams Gatsby is a dreamer just like may Americans All his dreams are based on one factor Daisy Buchanan Most Americans achieve their goal only we they are free Anthony Burgess suggests that Freedom is slavery When Gatsby realizes that he has lost her his freedom to desire her makes him a slave to her Since Gatsby is truly ambitious he wont stop until he gets the girl To most Americans that is part of their American dream to have a pretty girl That is truly what Gatsby wants to get the pretty girl whos voice is full of moneyFitzgerald 127 In order for him to have a chance with Daisy he needs to have money and the Great American lifestyle Nonetheless the first step in getting the girl is to have the money Gatsby luckily inherits money from a friend and joins the world of bootlegging He gets all this and takes it a step further into the dream that Daisy wanted when she was with him Gatsbys new lifestyle included motorboats aquaplanes private beaches Rolls Royces and water towers Bewley 16 In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among whisperings and the champagne and stars Fitzgerald 43 Not only was Gatsby very popular like most Americans want to be but he also had good clothing Daisy became very emotional when Nick writes He took out a
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