Please respond to ALL of the following questions-make sure to give a thorough response, end with a question and respond to at least one other person's comment.
Idealism has always been a way for people to escape reality, or to pursue a reality that isn't quite tangible. Having dreams for something more has many effects.
If you are a dreamer, do you have to be more careful? Nick says to Gatsby, "You can't repeat the past." What do you think? Are there repercussions? Are people more apt to not get what they desire?
Characterize Gatsby's dreamer mentality and what you see in his idealism (try to use textual support to back up your opinion)