American Dream


What is the American Dream?

The perception of what an individual can achieve in terms of success regardless of family history or social status. The values of life changed in the 1920s; instead of striving for equality people just wanted to get as rich as possible. People focused more on materialistic goals and who could throw the biggest party.

The Great Gatsby

How did The Great Gatsby relate to the American Dream?

The Great Gatsby played a big part in the American Dream because it took place in the 1920s while being rich and going to fancy parties was popular. People had dreams of being part of the upper class.

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