25 December, 2018
The Great Gatsby Literary Analysis
The descriptions of the individual characters and the setting portray moral judgments and the ethics in the American society. The descriptions of the eggs, “Valley of ashes”, the Buchanans and Gatsby, all convey what can be said to be the judgments as well as the conclusion that the upper class in this society are empty, shallow and hollow, which leads to them lacking ethics and morality. On the basis of this derivation, it can be seen that the ‘American dream’ caused the citizens of America to fail due to the sense that they have become more obsessed with the material aspects of the American dream, as opposed to the inclusion of other factors that are equally important, i.e.the spiritual aspects.