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During the Roaring Twenties people lost their moral compass Many people got involved in criminal activities and an obsession for material things I agree with the statement in the story Nicks father tell him that Just remember that all people in this world havent had the advantages that youve had What he is trying to say to Nick was that he shouldnt be greedy Also during the Roaring Twenties people were involved with illegal activities and were very negativeThe Roaring Twenties were filled with people who were extremely greedy One character that was greedy is Daisy Buchanan Daisy loved Jay Gatsby very much but she wanted to have more that what she already had so she married Tom Buchanan Another character that was greedy is Tom Buchanan Tom was an all American football player was rich had a beautiful wife and still wanted more Many people had become gangsters during the twenties For example Al Capone and Frank Costello are two well-known gangsters The twenties were full of negativity too For example on May 5 1920 Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti was arrested for charges of murder and robbery The characters in The Great Gatsby also supports the statement above Many of the characters lacked moralityFor example Daisy was willing to break Jays heart so that she could have money Jordan cheats on her first tournament and Myrtle has an affair with Tom The theme of the story supported the statement above too Achieving the American Dream was one of the themes In the twenties people believed that the American Dream was be prosperous and have material excess And to have gain those things people got involved with criminal activities murder and theft Another theme used in The Great Gatsby was acceptance Many people thought that money was the only way to be accepted In the story Jay would
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