Is The Great Gatsby Relevant Today

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The Great Gatsby is still a relevant novel today through discrimination of races, materialism, and society and class. The characters in The Great Gatsby show these type of elements throughout the novel. These types of elements are still shown around the world today but differently than the past. The Great Gatsby is still a good and relevant example of today’s modern society. In The Great Gatsby, discrimination is shown between African Americans and whites. In the book, Tom Buchanan is a racist character. He is portrayed racist because he shows and says a few racist comments about African Americans. Tom says, “[us whites] who are the dominant race” (Fitzgerald 18). In this quote, Tom thinks that whites are the superior race and every other

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