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8.01 The Great Gatsby Creative Assignment

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Taylor Avery

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Transcript of 8.01 The Great Gatsby Creative Assignment

The Great Gatsby and
the American Dream
American Dream from the American revolution In the Great Gatsby, many of the characters are extravagantly wealthy. This wealth is a connection to the revolutionary idea of economic freedom “She’s got an indiscreet voice,” I remarked. “It’s full of-“
I hesitated.
“Her voice is full of money,” he said suddenly.
That was it. I’d never understood before. It was full of money-that was the inexhaustible charm that rose and fell in it, the jingle of it, the cymbals’ song of it.” 8.01 The Great Gatsby Creative Assignment
For American Literature The American Dream Through the Eyes of The Great Gatsby Down The Road In Conclusion During the time of prohibition, the American dream became that of personal freedom, instead of a religious or political freedom Simply being wealthy was not enough for the millionaires of this novel, they wanted the personal freedom obtained through extravagant parties, dramatic love affairs, and criminal activity. “In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.” “He knew that when he kissed this girl, and forever wed his unutterable visions to her perishable breath, his mind would never romp again like the mind of God.” This a modern day look at the American dream through the eyes of pop culture with focus on anti-materialism American Dream By Switchfoot The American Dream is truly freedom from
all forms of tyranny, whether it be political economic or personal tyranny. The United States of America gives us the ability to choose our own path, our own road to success. THE END All pictures quotes and excerpts belong to the rights holders.
Project Rights belong to Taylor Avery 2013 -Religious Freedom
Before The United States were created, citizens had to participate in a national religion -Political Freedom
The Colonies Before independence, had no political representation with the British Government -Economic Freedom
Combined with no representation was taxation without the ability to make changes in government.
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