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Does Jay Gatsby’s quest for the American Dream reflect the experience of Americans in the 21st century

Does Jay Gatsby’s quest for the American Dream reflect the experience of Americans in the 21st century
1. The Great Gatsby

2. A minimum of two secondary sources chosen from the list below. The secondary sources should support your argument as well as illustrate the similarities and/or differences between the American Dream as portrayed in The Great Gatsby and that of the 21st century America.

3. Other scholarly sources may be used. NO Wikipedia or .com sources may be used.

Direct Quotes: Use direct quotes from the novel and secondary sources but use them wisely and sparingly.

APA 7 student version format, including:

Title page
Page numbers
Times New Roman, 12 pt. font
1-inch margins
Double spaced
No abstract
No headings

Length of essay: 800-1200 words (approximately 3-4 pages, not including title page,

Citations: APA in-text citations and References page.

Secondary Sources List (note: these readings are assigned throughout this unit. They are recommended resources to help deepen your understanding of the novel and provide you with support for your essay. It is up to you to determine which readings are most appropriate to your own goals/purpose):

“American Dreaming: Really Reading The Great Gatsby

Disillusionment of F. Scott Fitzgeralds Ideals in The Great Gatsby.

“Desire’s Second Act: Race and The Great Gatsby’s Cynical Americanism”

Culture Wars and Other Subterranean Historical Forces: A Response to Russell Johnson (https://voices.uchicago.edu/religionculture/2017/07/17/963/.)

The Struggle Is Real: Understanding the American Culture War. (https://voices.uchicago.edu/religionculture/2017/07/11/the-struggle-is-real-understanding-the-american-culture-war-by-russell-d/)

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