Psychological Issues In The Great Gatsby

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Throughout history, there have been many types of generations. It is constantly changing what each generation is experiencing. “Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.” is said by Chuck Palahniuk. He explains how our generation does not have anything to be worried about, yet we have one of the highest depression rates of the history of the United States. The “Lost Generation” has many reasons to have psychological issues. They lived throughout the era of the great depression and the world wars. Throughout the generations, no other time period had as many psychological issues as we have with “Generation Z”, even without many events that would scar our views. The Great Gatsby is a…show more content…
BRock and Shelley R. Hart, they talk about how some disorders are becoming more commonly used than others. In the first paragraph it even states with emphasis “ While it is clear that certain disorders (e.g., autism) are more frequently diagnosed today than in years past, a separate but related question is whether or not there are more types of diagnoses to be made today than years past.” (1). This article shows that more and more people are being diagnosed with disorders than years past. One reason this could be happening is more and more doctors false judgments towards their patients. And even the standard of what is the disorder specifications has changed to be able to fit more people. While this can trail people for the rest of their lives and even being discriminated against. As we can tell in The Great Gatsby, disorders are hidden and not shown as the of model of today. It can be said that Tom does not have to mental capacity to talk something over but to resort to violence. As shown “ Daisy! Daisy! Daisy!” shouted Mrs. Wilson, “I’ll say it whenever I want to Daisy! Dai-” Making a short deft movement Tom Buchanan broke her nose with his open hand”(41). It shows that he was a

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