publication . Master thesis . 2013

Pojetí Amerického snu ve Velkém Gatsbym Francise Scotta Fitzgeralda a v Americkém snu od Normana Mailera

Kříž, Jonáš;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Country: Czech Republic
Abstract
The thesis provides a comparative analysis of the American Dream's concept in the two essential pieces of American literature: Francis Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and Norman Mailer's An American Dream. The theoretical part of the text focuses on the general definition of the American Dream and its development throughout the history of the United States. It aims at exposing the close relationship of the idea of the American Dream and the American national consciousness in terms of self-reliance, individualism and freedom. The analytical part concentrates on isolating the individual literary motifs of each novel that can be regarded as related to the notio...
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free text keywords: The American Dream; An American Dream; Velký Gatsby; americký sen; The Great Gatsby; Norman Mailer; Francis Scott Fitzgerald; Americký sen
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