The American Dream & 'The Great Gatsby'
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In this article, the writer analyzes F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby'. The writer focuses on how the themes and characters of the novel serve as the author's criticism of the values and illusions of the Jazz Age (Roaring Twenties) and the American Dream.
From the Paper:"One of the outstanding figures of the lost generation or the Jazz Age of the Roaring Twenties was F Scott Fitzgerald. According to Heinrich Straumann, Fitzgerald is usually looked upon as the most typical novelist of the first post-war generation. Fitzgerald like many of his contemporaries including Ernest Hemingway often drew upon his own experiences and emotions when writing his stories and creating his characters. As an American living in the Jazz Age he was fascinated with the enormous ..."
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