I want some quotes from The Great Gatsby about the disillusionment throughout the book and some about the greed to help my thesis.I need help with my thesis "The destruction of social and moral...

I want some quotes from The Great Gatsby about the disillusionment throughout the book and some about the greed to help my thesis.

I need help with my thesis "The destruction of social and moral values impacts an individual and society by making the individual and society have a disillusioned and greed driven view of the world."

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Here are some quotes from The Great Gatsby A Cornell Edition by F.Scott Fitzgerald, published by Scribner 2006, a paperback edition, which could help you with your thesis:

"' All right,' I said. I'm glad it's a girl. And I hope she'll be a fool--that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.'" (pg.17) This could be used as an example of a disillusioned view.

"About half way between West Egg and New York the motor road hastily joins the railroad and runs beside  it for a quarter of a mile, so as to shrink away from a certain desolate area of land. This is a valley of ashes-" (pg.23)

I hope this helps. Make sure that when you use any quote, you correctly cite it with the proper page number from the edition of the book that you are using. The page numbers I have referenced are from the edition of the book that I own: The Great Gatsby A Cornell Edition by F.Scott Fitzgerald, Published by Scribner 2006, a paperback edition, Copyright 1925 by Charles Scribner's Sons

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