29th May 2017

The American Dream

The dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.-James Truslow  

if you put in enough effort, you will be rewarded with wealth etc.Valley of Ashes and Wilson, these people work hard every day.They remain poor and their lives are a struggle 

  • Gatsby worked hard but illegally.He became wealthy, this shows the corruption of the dream
  • Valley of ashes and Wilson.these people work hard every day.They remain poor and their lives are a struggle.These people and this setting represent the illusion of the dream.They believe in it, they strive for it but it never comes
  • Tom and Daisy.Have not worked at all they were born into ‘the dream’.They don’t live the ‘dream’ lifestyle because their lives are centred around things and events.

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