The Great Gatsby

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How does the American dream play a part in the tragedy of Jay Gatsby?

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does the tradegy occur when gatsby fails to gain all the wealth and power he wants and fails to get daisy and ends up dying

Since he isn't "born" to the upper class, no matter how hard he works nor how much wealth he attains, he can't win.

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