They want to have a high paying job, a loving family, and most of all to be happy.
Though this could be your dream, for many people of America today, it isn't enough and we are wanting more. The American dream, in its utmost expression, suggests that all people despite their race, sex orientation, political views, and religion should be treated equally, as individuality of each person should be valued by the society rather than being judged.
Fashions are allowed to change at will.
The book I feel Even though the American Dream is defined differently to everyone, the common definition is the ideas of freedom, equality, and liberty held available to every American.
Jay Gatsby is the everyman in all of us who rises from the depths of poverty and Would you let economic differences ruin your dream, or work harder? Maybe the destruction cannot be viewed as a singular event or cause.
I could list off many different factors, but I will stick with those three points for now.