Merican Dream inside the Great Gatsby — A Scholarly Introduction

The introduction should contain at least 6 sources, including the followings: scholarly article about the text; work about the life of Fitzgerald; review of the Great Gatsby from both its original time period and nowadays.

Multiple close readings of the text are needed with detailed analysis, connecting with the main ideas of this introduction;
Dig into the words and actions of main characters including Gatsby, Nick, Daisy, and Tom; suggest a comparison of social status between Gatsby and Tom Buchanan, as well as how Daisy serve as a symbol of American dream.

The introduction needs to have a story-line that makes it flows well and grasps the readers. This is very very important to make readers feel engaging when reading the introduction.