The Cost of Pursuing a Dream:

Money

Money in The Great Gatsby

Jay Gatsby, in The Great Gatsby, believes that he must be rich in order to fully achieve his dream of wooing and winning over Daisy. His past experiences with Daisy have taught him that she needs...

Money in the Modern World

Even in 2012 people still believe that money is the key to achieving their dreams and attaining happiness. Turning on the TV, observing the behaviors of others, and examining our own mindset depicts a tendency toward a materialistic and luxury driven society. This could not be more evident in the modern world than through...

Money in My World

Looking at the world around me it is apparent that there are monetary costs to any dream or goal that is hoped for. It is inevitable. If the dream is a career, an education must be paid for. If the dream is a family, that family must be financially supported. If the dream is a career in a sport or even in the arts, training must be paid for. While all of this is true, it is also true that everything must have its limits. Balance is the key to life...

Works Cited

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. ...