Essay On Same Goal, Different Route In The Great Gatsby

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Same Goal, Different Route in The Great Gatsby        A more thorough investigation of The Great Gatsby is necessary to uncover a well-disguised theme by Fitzgerald in this work.  Upon a simple read through one would probably not notice the great similarities of Jay Gatsby and Myrtle Wilson, but the two characters seemed to have the same agenda for their lives.  While Gatsby took the route of acquiring money at all costs to join the upper class of society and to be acceptable in the eyes of a woman, Myrtle chose to make her way up in society at the cost of her marriage by attaching herself to money.  The underlying question is who had the most success.     As a young man, Jay Gatsby was poor with nothing but his love for Daisy.  He had attempted to

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