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ways, which is why there is the sort of “love triangle” going on throughout the book. However, they say “Where there is no trust there is no love.” It is kind of ironic that none of them trust each other yet they all claim to love each other. The Great Gatsby exposes the moral decadence of the Roaring Twenties through its three main characters. Not one character is the most morally bankrupt, per say. They all can be rightfully accused of having poor morals whether its Daisy’s superficiality and lies, Tom’s affair, Gatsby’s participating in an illegal business, Myrtle’s affair, or George’s murder. This book is an example of society in the Roaring Twenties. Fitzgerald wrote this book partly to tell his story but more importantly to inform his readers of what the

modern society, whether it is in the twenties or during the year two thousand, is transforming in to. The actions of these characters helped to show the social decay that was occurring during the twenties but is as current now as it was then.