Great Depression In The Great Gatsby

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The Great gatsby was written by F.Scott Fitzgerald during the great depression, This book was to show how people lived in the great depression and how other people survived. Eventhough he lived in a depressing he talks about his life from when he was born in St.Paul minnesota to where he ended up in New York. Even Though they never had much he came out to be a prosperous and rich person. When Reading the Great Gatsby the reader will figure out that there is a difference between the rich and the poor. Through the Social Power lens, The rich are extremely rich and the poor are extremely poor, but the book puts the poor and unprivileged to know that despite their hard situation they could easily get out of it. The Great Gatsby is filled with surprises and mysteries.” Her voice is full of money (107)” Nick is trying to explain Daisy's nature when Gatsby makes the comment that "Her…show more content…
This is a kind of difficult situation because something bad or dangerous can happen if one of the couples find out that his or spouse is cheating on him/her. Myrtle died because of this kind of situation she put herself into and the mysterious death of Gatsby posed a question in the mind of the Who murdered Gatsby?. He wanted nothing less of Daisy than that she should go to Tom and say: "I never loved you." After she had obliterated four years with that sentence they could decide upon the more practical measures to be taken (99).SImply stealing a man's wife, albeit a despicable man's wife, isn't enough for Gatsby. He wants to pretend the previous four years never existed. Gatsby displays the foolishness of wanting to repeat the past. Despite the pandemonium that happens in the rich community the poor communities also face a great stress due to the recently breakout of the Great Depression. Some of the people who could afford food did and those who could not
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