Moral Lapse In The Great Gatsby

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“Show me a hero and I 'll write you a tragedy”. In his novel, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald does just that; taking a successful businessman and putting a bullet in him. However this isn’t a spontaneous murder. It could have been prevented which raises the question; Who is to blame for this moral lapse in judgment? Obviously George Wilson, the person who pulled the trigger but how about Daisy Buchanan who lied to George to get “off the hook”? It can be determined that Daisy played a key role in the murder of Jay Gatsby and therefore should share the responsibility for his death.
Daisy Buchanan is a self-serving and careless person who forgets her actions affect other people. She leads Gatsby on by telling him she is going to leave her
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