International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)

Depiction of the Theme of American Dream in Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby


Nitin Kumar

The paper is about the theme of American Dream in The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The novel is an intriguing account about love, money and life during the 1920s in America. It demonstrates the society and the associated beliefs, values and dreams of the American people in1920s. These beliefs, values and dreams can be summed up to what is termed the 'American Dream'; a dream of money, wealth, prosperity, and the happiness that supposedly came with the booming economy and the get-rich-quick schemes that formed the essential underworld of the American upper-class society. This withering theme presents itself in the novel through many of its characters.
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Nitin Kumar. Depiction of the Theme of American Dream in Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2017, Pages 124-125
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