In Conclusion

 THESIS:

Though Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby come from very different backgrounds, they are similar because they are both addicted to achievement: their unrealistic expectations and constant need to look to the future prevents them from ever being happy.

Using these characters Fitzgerald is shows the reader how the American dream can never make anyone happy because the person will always just want more. The author is portraying that to be happy, people can’t have boundless goals, but instead need to learn to appreciate the present, rather than obsess on how great the future will be.

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CONCLUDING SENTENCE:

Though Fitzgerald portrayed the American dream as something rare that could never make you happy, he showed some belief in the idea, and supported the theory that no matter what class anyone comes from, it is always possible for them to achieve success.

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