Rugged Individualism in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The aim of this essay is to analyze the concept of rugged individualism in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. This paper will also examine the American Dream since rugged individualism is related to the American Dream. Marxist criticism problematizes rugged individualism and the American Dream. The title character Jay Gatsby is portrayed as an exemplary rugged individualist. Gatsby shows several traits of rugged individualism and he can be used as a representative for both rugged individualism and the American Dream.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 27 p.
Rugged individualism, the American Dream, class, Jay Gatsby
General Literature Studies
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-31275OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-31275DiVA: diva2:939505
Subject / course
Stibe Waller, Anna