Identify contradictions present in 1920s society and evaluate how these contradictions are revealed in the opening chapter of the novel.
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Book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald — Chapter 1
What contradictions present in the era of the 1920s are reflected in the first few pages of the novel The Great Gatsby? Explain using details from both texts.