The "Great Gatsby by "F. Scott Fitzgerald, a story of morals and American idealism

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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a story

of morals and American idealism, this being a major

theme of the book, which is corrupted by using materials

as its means.

Nick, the narrator as well as one of the main

characters of The Great Gatsby, has moved to the East

coast from the West to learn the bond business. He

rents a mid-sized bungalow on West Egg, where most of

the other residents have adopted their wealth, which

just happens to be next to the palace-like house of

Gatsby, the main character of the story. Nick's cousin

Daisy and her husband Tom are a well-to-do couple who

live on East Egg which is right across the bay from West


This story is about a wealthy man Gatsby, who

becomes corrupt, so to say, he doesn't respect the money

which was virtually given to him when he was younger so

now the great wealth is out to destroy him in a way.

Gatsby takes things for granted because he didn't

have to word to get the Upper Class status which he now

has. An example of this is also one of the main parts

of the story. Daisy, Nick's cousin and the wife of Tom

Buchanon, once knew Gatsby when they were in high school

together and they had a thing going. After a while they

separated and Gatsby went into the Armed Forces. Now,

at the time when this story takes place in the spring of

the 1920's Daisy and Gatsby still have a thing for each

other and their growing romance develops throughout.

Taking what he has got going with Daisy for granted,

like almost everything else he's got going for him, he

begins to loose what he wants the most, Daisy.

While Daisy and...