What do I know already?
I know that Myrtle has been killed by Daisy. Daisy ran her over with Gatsby’s car.
Events for chapter 8
1. Nick tells Gatsby to leave Daisy alone, and to give up on having relations with her.
2. Nick tells us more about Gatsby’s past.
3. We find out that when Gatsby was at war, Daisy married Tom. She was supposed to wait for Gatsby wait for him to get back, but she didn’t.
4. Wilson is furious that his wife is dead.
5. He finds out who’s car it is that ran his wife over, and winds up at Gatsby’s house. He then kills Gatsby.
Events for chapter 9
1. Gatsby is now dead, and Nick has to deal with it.
2. He tries to contact his family and tell them what happened, but he can’t seem to get the interest of any of
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Five years ago, she met and fell in love with a soldier named Jay Gatsby. They spent so much time together making memories and getting to know one another. Soon it had to come to an end, Gatsby had to leave for the war. They wrote some letters to each other but once he came home he found that his Golden Girl had moved on and was now married. That day forward, Gatsby vowed to make it big so he could sweep Daisy away from the polo player, Tom Buchanan.
Vice is immoral or wicked behavior according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. One thing that comes to mind is relationships between people. There are bad relationships and good relationships and sometimes it’s not up to us to decide if such relationship is good or bad. In bad relationships, things such lying, cheating, abuse, are all examples of vice. In Scott Fitzgerald’s book, “The Great Gatsby”, the relationship between Daisy and Gatsby could be considered a virtue or a vice from different perspectives.
In Chapters 1 and 2 Nick states “Only Gatsby, the man who gives his name to this book, … represented everything for which I have an unaffected scorn.” 2. In chapters 7 and 8, Tom learns about the affair between Daisy and Gatsby. Nick points out the irony of losing both women in his
(178). Tom could have done something to prevent Wilson from killing Gatsby, but he nothing because he despised Gatsby and had every intention of hurting him; so he decided to save himself and Daisy instead. While Gatsby was killed and everyone forgot about him, everything went back to normal for Tom and Daisy—they retreated back into their money and carelessness and let others clean up the mess they made
Authors often integrate symbols and motifs to their writing to foreshadow later events. In one of the most famous pieces of American literature, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald drops hints to forecast terrible outcomes. The novel occurs during the roaring twenties and accentuates the wild and extravagant lifestyle of Long Island’s enclaves. In between East and West Egg’s opulence, there is the Valley of Ashes, a dark, grey wasteland. Even though their opulent lifestyle seems magnificent, one couple, Tom and Daisy Buchanan, faces marriage troubles because of their loss of love.
Its been five years since Daisy and Gatsby have seen each other. Gatsby wants to see change this and see Daisy again. Gatsby asks Nick, through Jordan, to invite Daisy over for tea. Nick is not supposed to tell Daisy that Gatsby is coming. Nick
In the end, James Gatz remained faithful to the illusion of Gatsby, but died as a result. Daisy Buchanan made the choice to leave her love for Jay Gatsby behind and was able to maintain her life of wealth and luxury with Tom. Myrtle Wilson chose to leave her husband and pursue her relationship with Tom, but was killed shortly after. Each person’s decision between two lives ultimately sealed their fate. Lying dead in the road, Myrtle had sealed her fate while fleeing from her home towards a life with Tom.
Francis Scott Fitzgerald once stated, “The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart and all they can do is stare blankly.” Throughout his famous work, The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald portrayed the American Dream. Contrary to the ideology of the “Roaring Twenties” society, he described the American Dream as a delusion. People of the era focused on materialism in order to boost their wealth and status and forgot the importance of their relationships. Several characters within the novel sought to gain a higher status in society.
Chapter 8 After such a tragic night with the accident both nick and Gatsby had a sleepless night. On the morning nick went to see Gatsby and he tells him that he stood outside until four o 'clock and nothing happened. Nick advice Gatsby as a friend that it 's better to leave town but he insist he won 't, and that he will wait for Daisy. Then he narrates to Nick the story about their love and how because of money Daisy married Tom and didn’t wait for him.
Although the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald emphasizes the parties and prosperity of the American 1920's, it reveals many major characters meeting tragic ends. The characters who meet these ends - Jay Gatsby, Myrtle Wilson, and George Wilson - possess the same tragic characteristic: they endeavor for something more out of their lives than what they have. This ambition for what they could not have ultimately spelled their doom: Gatsby wanted money and Daisy; Myrtle wanted wealth and luxury, and sought it from Tom Buchanan; Wilson earned what he could only to please Myrtle. The Great Gatsby reveals a tragic nature through the trials and tribulations these characters endure to progress and prosper, only to receive death for their ambition. The exciting and wild time period of the "Roaring Twenties" provides a stark contrast to the deaths in order to further highlight the tragic nature of the novel, and leaves a theme that even those with the most hope and strong ambitions can fail and die miserably, no matter how much money they have.
In the book The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald portrays and image of love versus infatuation. The relationships between the characters shows the struggle of an emotional connection in a world driven by societal pressures and money. Gatsby’s and Daisy’s relationship with each other is intertwined with each other’s love and lust, and is complicated with their other relationships, such as Daisy’s and Tom’s marriage. Gatsby is the “fool” in love throughout this whole endeavor and his week with Daisy, because of his constant search for love to fill the void in his life that no amount of success can. Gatsby’s complete infatuation with Daisy started out with them meeting five years back, and surfaced into a love affair.
Once Daisy begins to see Gatsby on a regular basis, Gatsby begins to encourage Daisy to leave Tom and create a life with him. In the novel, Nick observes, “He wanted nothing less of Daisy than that she should go to Tom and say: "I never loved you." After she had obliterated four years with that sentence they could decide upon the more practical measures to be taken. One of them was that, after she was free, they were to go back to Louisville and be married from her house—just as if it were five years ago.” Gatsby believes he can provide Daisy with a lavish and happy life that her unfaithful husband could never give