scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 538
Question To fully understand a text it is important to study it alongside another Discuss Both texts The Great Gatsby by FSFitzgerald and Arthur Millers Death of a Salesman explore and conjure up the ideals of the American Dream Through this process both authors reveal themes such as love and corruption Understanding FSFitzgeralds depictions was made clearer after studying and comprehending Arthur Millers views on the American Dream The theme of love is strongly portrayed in both texts In order to understand completely the theme of love in The Great Gatsby it is important to study Death of a Salesman alongside it Love is a powerful instrument portrayed through The Great Gatsby Jays love Daisy Faye was his inspiration and his Dream his American Dream In the same way Willy Lowman in Death of A Salesman had his love Linda She was Willys light and similarly his American Dream Both Jay and Willy lived for their dream weavers Jays entire life revolved around his love Daisy His house his lifestyle was all for his love He waited for her return so they could be re-united and live together in the future Willys love was his wife and kids He was a hard worker and did it all for his family He never seemed to get financially on top of things and never got to walk out the other side of his forest successful in realising his American dream Love in both texts were Jays and Willys American Dreams yet they were also the cause for their destruction and inevitably their deaths Both texts focus on the American Dream Such a complex idea must be studied with both Death of a Salesman alongside The Great Gatsby in order to comprehend and grasp such a corrupted idealistic Dream Jay Gatsbys means of achieving his Dream was littered with corruption and destruction Jays Dream was his love for Daisy Faye From this Jay
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA