The American Dream is a promise of equal success for all American citizens. “The American Dream is that dream of a land where life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” James Truslow Adams addresses the morals and insurance that the American Dream is supposed […]

The Myth of The American Dream   Scott. Fitzgerald presents the idea of The American Dream- more so The American Dream Myth- through the four main locations mentioned and described throughout ‘The Great Gatsby’.“The American Dream is that dream of a land where life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity […]

The Inevitability of Time Fitzgerald represents the inevitability of time through various symbols. Symbols such as the persisting ripples of water that subtly flooded Gatsby’s life until it’s death. From the moment Jay Gatsby was ‘born’ at sea, to the moment of his death when his last breaths were drowned by bloody  water.  The theme of […]

The Valley of Ashes, throughout the novel ‘The Great Gatsby’, is a location that represents the myth of the American Dream. The population of this small town located between Manhattan and West Egg, has been lied to. They have been robbed of the promise of the American Dream. “The American Dream is that dream of a […]

The Social Normalities- Popculture   Pop Culture The 1920’s began the introduction of pop culture into the American lifestyle. Pop culture was represented through the exposure/publication of the expressive factors of the 1920’s such as flappers and The arts (such as Jazz music and movies) and nightclubs, this is only listing a few. These new […]