Dreaming Around Happiness: Analysis of The Great Gatsby
An exploration of the themes of illusion and the superficial existence in “The Great Gatsby”, as well as the main characters and the era in which the novel is set.
The paper examines F. Scott Fitzgerald’s work The Great Gatsby, with specific analysis of society in the second decade of the 20th century. Main characters are analyzed and dissected, as well as the themes of illusion and the superficial existence. The idea of living life as a dream is raised, in relation to the euphoric status of life in the 1920s.