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In the middle of the roaring 1920's, author f scott fitzgerald published the great gatsby, examining the fight for the american dream in the lives of his characters in new york fitzgerald illustrates for the reader a picture of gatsby's struggle to obtain the approval and acceptance of high society and to earn the same status. Dissertation: a lacanian approach to the american dream in f scott fitzgerald's the great gatsby and arthur miller's death of a salesman issue number four issue number three. Since its publication in 1925, the great gatsby, f scott fitzgerald's account of the american dream gone awry, has established itself as one of the most popular and widely read novels in the english language. The great gatsby by f scott fitzgerald is the american classic of a tragedy that will have the characters live on forever as an example of the wrong impact the american dream can have cite this work.
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