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Gatshy ' s Pristine Dream : The Diminishment of the Self-Made I \ ian in the Tribal Twenties

@inproceedings{Decker2005GatshyS,
  title={Gatshy ' s Pristine Dream : The Diminishment of the Self-Made I \ ian in the Tribal Twenties},
  author={Jeffrey Louis Decker},
  year={2005}
}
  • Jeffrey Louis Decker
  • Published 2005
  • The Great Gatsby (1925) represents the diminishing moral authority stories in an age of declining faith in the nation's ability to assimilate migrants. Through the eyes of Fitzgerald's narrator, Nick Carrawa; of uplift new im, Gatsby appears in the guise of the archetypal, if somewhat misguided, self-made man in America. Gatsby's upward struggle is inspired by traditional purveyors of nuddle-dass success, such as Ben Franklin and Horatio Alger Jr.. Hovrever, another less virtuous narrative of… CONTINUE READING

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