The Roaring 1920's Dream
Our (My) American Dream
My definition of the American Dream
Many find their minds drift to wealth when someone utters the term American Dream. What is wealth if you have no one to share it with? What is wealth if you cannot enjoy it? Health, wealth, happiness, family...combined these are the driving motives for millions of Americas. What made it different in the 1920's? The new possibilities of consumerism. The ability to have it all. The country was changing in distinctive ways: transportation, credit, loose morals, and women's rights were are catalysis in this movement.
Gatsby's American Dream
Chapter 3 Page 52-53
"As I waited for my hat in the hall the door of the library opened and Jordan Baker and Gatsby came out together. He was saying some last word to her, but the eagerness in his manner tightened abruptly into formality as several people approached him to say good-by."
Gatsby Embodies The Dream of Americans
Gatsby is able to grow himself financially, but does so at the loss of his family. Gatsby leaves home for a better life, by fighting in the war. While exploring the world he falls in love with a rich girl, but he soon learns that "Rich girls don't marry poor boys."
Provide more info to support your quote! Her voice is full of money
Gatsby throws elaborate, fancy parties that attract a crowd, which may include Daisy.
1 paragraph explaining how this represents the American Dream