Wealth in The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald

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Wealth can develop a unique interpretation upon a person’s life and can impact their future. Wealth can be such a strong impact on someone that can determine whether they’re selfish or a given person. Wealth can definitely be overpowering and misleading, which could portray their true identity. In the historical fiction novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, it shows us how misleading wealth can be in a person’s life. One of the reasons why wealth is involved in Gatsby’s life is because he is spending his own money on things that aren’t necessary. Nick was explaining how he didn’t see a party one Saturday night, “It was when curiosity about Gatsby was at its highest that the lights in his house failed to go on one Saturday night” (113). In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gatsby was the breadwinner out of all the characters in the novel. Gatsby ceased to throw his Saturday night parties, and the only purpose of those parties was to solicit Daisy’s attention. Now that they’ve been reunited, the parties have lost its purpose. In some circumstances, some peop...
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