What Events Led Up To Daisy's Fate In The Great Gatsby

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Jay Gatsby lived a life of deceit, he thought he could relive his fantasy with Daisy but this was not to be as he was lying to himself. This essay will investigate that the above passage acts as a suitable denouement to the novel ‘The Great Gatsby’. I will discuss how the previous events led up to Gatsby’s fate. This passage shows that Gatsby’s life was based on lies because his life was planned to one day be with Daisy and yet she didn’t even call at the end of the novel. “Gatsby bought that house so that Daisy would be just across the bay.” (63) He was almost obsessed with her so he wanted to watch over her but he soon realised that Daisy had moved on with her life by having her own family. There is a theme of loss and loneliness because Gatsby is alone, he has no one just the beauty of nature, he realises that everything is not how it…show more content…
She is very selfish and doesn’t seem to care about other peoples’ feelings. She makes Gatsby believe that she loves him and that she is going to run away with him and she makes her own husband think that she never loved him. She is lying to both the men in her life because if she truly loved Gatsby she would have called him in the end and yet she didn’t. This is also evident in Daisy’s affair with Gatbsy because she betrays her husband Tom and lies to Gatsby (Jacqueline Lance, 2000). “I did love him once-but I loved you too” (107). This emphasises that Daisy is lost and caught in the middle and she doesn’t know what to do. She ends up hurting Gatsby and almost pushes him to his death because she was the reason he got shot by George Wilson, it was Daisy who was driving the car that killed his wife not Gatsby but Tom and Daisy decided to let Gatsby take the fall. When he dies all his so called friends couldn’t be bothered as now Gatsby doesn’t serve a purpose and can no longer do anything for them. This shows that no one really cared about Gatsby whether he was dead or
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