43 Famous The Great Gatsby Quotes About The American Dream

Get the most important and famous The Great Gatsby quotes about the American Dream from this easy classic fiction book by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Here are all the best The Great Gatsby quotes about the American Dream, followed by answers to frequently asked questions about these The Great Gatsby quotes.

The Great Gatsby Quotes About the American Dream

• “‘Anything can happen now that we’ve slid over this bridge,'”‘ I thought; ‘anything at all…'”

• “Why they came East I don’t know. They had spent a year in France for no particular reason, and then drifted here and there unrestfully wherever people played polo and were rich together.”

• “The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world.”

What is The Great Gatsby saying about The American Dream?

The Great Gatsby depicts the American Dream as one of materialism.

Frequently Asked Questions

What was Nick Carraway’s American Dream?

Nick Carraway is a naive Midwesterner who views the American Dream as having the wealth and extravagant lifestyle of a 1920s New Yorker like Jay Gatsby.

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