Hardship And Lies In The Great Gatsby

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Love leads to hardship and lies “Never make a decision when you are upset, sad, jealous or in love” said Mario Teguh. This quote states that someone should never make a big choice when they are upset or in love. If this does happen then this will lead to hardship and making bad choices. In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald love leads to lies and hardship results in gatsby lying about who ran over Myrtle and Gatsby dieing over the revenge for Myrtle 's death. In The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald showed that love leads to lies and hardship which results in Gatsby lying about who ran over Myrtle. Gatsby is planning to lie to everyone and say that he killed Myrtle even though Daisy was the one driving the car. “Yes,” he said after a moment, “But of course I’ll say I was”(Gatsby 110). This shows that he loves Daisy so much that he would take the blame for this so she wouldn 't get in trouble. He is trying to protect Daisy so they can run away together and be together for the rest of their lives. In this next quote Tom is very mad at…show more content…
Love leads to hardship and lies which is proven by Gatsby losing his life to Daisy who didn 't attend his funeral. Nick tried to call Daisy and tell her that Gatsby’s funeral was this afternoon, but she ran away with Tom. “But she and Tom had gone away early that afternoon, and taken baggage with them”(Nick 127). Gatsby didn’t get to say his goodbye to Daisy and lost his life for her. This shows the hardship that Gatsby had even when he died, due to the fact that Daisy didn’t come to his funeral. Gatsby is going through being alone and not being able to be with Daisy. I’ll get somebody for you”(Nick 127). Nick is trying to help Gatsby not be alone when he’s dead, since he was alone when he was alive. Gatsby lied about killing Myrtle for Daisy who didn’t even show up for his funeral. This quote shows that Gatsby died for Daisy, but he is alone. This shows that love leads to lies and hardships due to Gatsby being alone his whole
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