Widely considered The Great American Novel, and often remembered for its epic film version, Gone With the Wind vividly depicts the drama of the Civil War and Reconstruction. It tells the growth story of Scarlett under the background the Civil War and its aftermath. With burning fields expands and the deterioration of living environment, the resistance and stubbornness inside her gradually expose. In a series of frustrations, she saves herself and changes the fortune of the family. Meanwhile, she experiences the struggle and growth of love and finally she knows who is her true love in heart.