The Failure of the American Dream in The Great Gat

sbyI. Introduction Francis Scott Fitzgerald is considered to be one of the masters in the field of American literature. The Great Gatsby makes the highest point of his artistic achievement. It shows us a vivid picture of the 1920s with its surface prosperity and underlying sadness. From the view of the narrator Nick, The Great […]

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Sweet Are the Uses of Adversity

“To strive, to seek, to find, and never to yield! ” That is the motto which, through centuries, has driven people and nations forward to success. People are afraid of adversities. They shun difficulties and want to lead a life of luxury and comfort. But the world famous poet-dramatist, Shakespeare, held a different opinion. For […]

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Fear of Failure

The terms “fear” and “failure” mean two completely different things. Fear refers to an unpleasant or distressing emotion which may cause a feeling of dread while the term failure refers to a lack of success. If these terms were combined together we would pronounce it as “fear of failure” which gives us a whole new […]

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Wise Choice Process

Will challenge me to push myself in positive ways outside of my comfort zone, since I usually sit back and wait for others to take charge or tell me what I need to do. Academic confidence/success I did poorly in school at Oregon and since then I have felt inadequate. If I can push myself […]

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Failure versus Success

Failure plays a big role people’s lives. It can change a person for the better or for the worst. The real question is, what teaches a person more, failure or success? In my experience failure is the teacher, while success is the outcome of the lessons one has learned. Failure comes along more often than […]

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