Philosophy of Gatsby Essay

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Philosophy of Gatsby





This book, The Great Gatsby, is a tale of deceit and the silent despair in the world of
the human. Everything is not what it is made out to look like and often convincing as
such. It is created by and creates the fear of being left in that portal which is the
object of escape and the depths of despair. It shows life is a whirlwind which cannot be
controlled, and many times even for the sick is not wished to be controlled because humans
are too worrisome over what will and will not be and would rather turn their backs than
face what is real. Distressing to look at and face but bliss to ignore and get on with
the life which you know nothing about and never will know about because you are too stupid
not to have the thought to want to know about. Humans do not do what is best for them and
others only what will protect them from austerity, leading the path wide open for the
dullness and loneliness they cannot find within themselves because yet again they ignore
it with stupidity. This is a sad, pathetic, and rueful story showing the discontent and
avarice that lies within the human mind. On the other hand, it shows the nescience,
naiveté, and overall dullness of the mind who tries for something that is already to far
gone to worry about, often the characteristics of the heart. The battle of the heart and
mind is one that has and will go on for ages and is too petty of a matter to suffer over
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