Money is not everything in life but it is true that money can buy lots of things. It goes without saying that all services and products are quantified in terms of green bucks. After the barter trade went out of fashion, money has taken its place and made transactions simple for the people.
In The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald offers up commentary on a variety of themes — justice, power, greed, betrayal, the American dream, and so on. Of all the themes, perhaps none is more well developed than that of social stratification. The Great Gatsby is regarded as a brilliant piece of social commentary, offering a vivid peek into American life in the 1920s.