The Failure Of Money In The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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In the novel “The Great Gatsby” the main character named Jay Gatsby a poor kid once, who change his genuine name to wind up another man “James Gatz—that was really, or at least legally, his name. He had changed it at the age of seventeen and at the specific moment that witnessed the beginning of his career” (Fitzgerald 104), Gatsby battled all his life to accomplish one objective, to finally be together with the love of his live Daisy Buchanan in his adventure he took troublesome decisions that impact his life and future with Daisy. Gatsby 's failure of his financial and social stature obliges him ignore his own particular moral quality to pick up the fortune of a tycoon who he worked for, and transform into a well off and respectable man “ working for a millionaire made him dedicate his life to the achievement of wealth” (Spark Notes 5 with the sole motivating regaining the affection of his darling Daisy Buchanan “Gatsby cannot take Daisy from Tom with money, but without money he could not even have tried to take him from him” (Tredell 52). In the novel wealth plays vital impact on the lives of the characters, money defines social stature, in my perspective middle class was practically nonexistent, established wealthy individuals “I found out what your ‘drug stores’ were.’ He turned to us and spoke rapidly. ‘He and this Wolfshiem bought up a lot of side-street drug stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter. That’s one of his little stunts. I picked him for a bootlegger the first time I saw him and I wasn’t far wrong.” (Fitzgerald

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