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... industriously at that time yet the doom of the Stock Market Crash of 1929 loomed over the heads of American citizens. One could say that throughout the course of history, the significance of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby has gained more fame and momentum in the minds of Americans today. Fitzgerald was indeed the best modernist of his time, due to the fact that he predicted, based on the actions of the wealthy, that the direction of nations would be controlled by few people. In the United States today, one could say that most of this nation is controlled by the corporations and that in a few years, the massive companies will be able to buy a presidency. Although this is just a speculation, so was the idea of Fitzgerald. Modernists in the future should still read and praise this book, The Great Gatsby, because it is a look into the gears of the economy of a nation.
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