Examples Of Nonconformity In The Great Gatsby

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Everyone is different and no one is the same. Within this paper the thoughts and ideas of who you truly are will be revealed and talked about. America is a “melting pot” of every single type of person. No two people are exactly the same no matter how hard they try because everyone has a specific role to play in their life that is chosen by fate. The individual can be described by a sense of nonconformity from the outside world, with their own thoughts and experiences where one person is irreplaceable and cannot be duplicated by another.
Everyone stands for something different and may even have to fight for it to make your stand in the world. Countries fight over different beliefs, religions clash in bloody crusades that have lasted a millennia,
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They may be depressed and always angry and this person might have had a horrible life to start with. This is a quote by gatsby and he talks about what his father told him about being different. "Whenever you feel like criticizing any one," he told me, "just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had." (The Great Gatsby ch1). This quote goes to show that the life you live all depends on perspective and what you've been given through your life. Gatsby has clearly lived a very pampered life in the upper class and he always throws parties. His house has become a hub for people to talk and enjoy their life. Gatsby himself is an oddity because in that time the rich were stuck up and snobby people, but gatsby is a very quiet and reserved man who isn't the center of attention of his parties. He seems to linger and stays out of everyone's …show more content…
Or maybe someone lives to fall in love with the person they've been with this whole time. LIfe for one will be different from the person next to them, even if they spend every living moment together. This quote by Emerson explains it better then no other. “It is not the length of life, but the depth.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson). This quote talks about what life truly is, life is about what you do not how long you live. Life is about the friends you meet and the experiences you have with them. Life is the most essential thing we do and to waist it is the most horrible thing you could possible do to