Alex Mccandless And Jay Gatsby

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The typical American Dream is the idea that everyone has an opportunity at success, but success is often associated with wealth and with wealth usually come materialistic objects. The wealth that comes from the success of an American Dream is typically known to motivate people and give them an incentive, but that is not always the case. Alex McCandless, of Into the Wild, and Jay Gatsby, of The Great Gatsby, both have their own version of what they would like their American Dream to be. Alex McCandless and Jay Gatsby’s American dreams are similar in the sense that they both stem from the perception of money and the effects it has on people, but are driven by the motives of embracement of wealth and rejection of the luxuries that come with

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