This video describes how the need of money turns you into a monster. This is connected to the Great Gatsby by the fact that Tom with his money had changed his character's personality. "Perhaps Daisy never went in for the amour at all..." (Page 77). This quote describes that Daisy only married Tom for his money and not for the fact that he was in love with him.
This picture shows how greed is where evil and bad actions start. In the Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby has this greed for Daisy Buchanan sets off a chain of events that ultimately led to his death at the end of the book. "There was a faint, barely perceptible movement of water as the fresh flow from one end urged its way toward the drain at the other." (Page 162)
The basics of the song is that conceit (excessive pride in oneself) has horrible effects on everyone. This connects to the Great Gatsby by the fact that Tom has been corrupted with his pride. It forced him to make rash and selfish decisions that did nothing but help himself. "I told him the truth," (Page 178). This shows that Tom made choices that only harmed others but, not himself.
This article us based on a study that says that those who have more money tend to act with less ethical than people who live in the Middle or lower class of society. The study also tells us that those without large amounts of money tend to define greed differently. This connects to the Great Gatsby by the fact that when Gatsby was young he worked hard for his chance to get rich. But as an adult he showed his less ethical side by working his bootlegging business and being associated with Wolfsheim. "...sold grain alcohol over the counter" This quote explains that Gatsby acted unethical with his business of selling alcohol during Prohibition (time in between 1920 and 1933 when any alcohol was illegal).
This website shows synonyms of Greed to symbolize that many forms that greed takes. This is present in the Great Gatsby by the way different characters had greed for different things. "He's the man who fixed the World's Series back in 1919." (Page 73) This shows how Meyer Wolfsheim had this greed to be connected with people with money and those who were high up in society at the time.
This proverb talks about how a greedy person who have everything, will still want more. This connects to the Great Gatsby in a way that Tom Buchanan is super rich and is married to Daisy, but he still wants more. This is exampled in the book, "She's not leaving me! Tom's words suddenly leaned down over Gatsby. 'Certainly not a common swindler who'd have to steal the ring he out on her finger'" (Page 133) This quote describes how Daisy still loved Gatsby, ended up marrying Tom because he was rich and Gatsby was not.