What Is The Great Gatsby's Life

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Have you ever wondered how far you would go for love? Well Jay Gatsby in the book, The Great Gatsby, went all out for the love of his life. For 5 years he was apart from her and in those 5 years he put together his grand plan on how to win her back, since he found out that she was married. Position of influence, tragic flaw, and fall from grace is how you can describe Gatsby’s life.
The influence Gatsby had on people was major. It was said that he was known for his grand parties that he threw every weekend, little did people know those parties had a meaning to them. The many people at the parties would gossip behind Gatsby’s back and tell all these lies, saying how he killed a man but no matter what anyone said they still talked and drank his
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He wanted her completely but even she couldn’t give him that because while he was out of the picture she married her now current husband. Gatsby then came back into the picture and was reunited with Daisy but with Daisy came her husband Tom. Gatsby was talking to Daisy saying how they could live together Daisy replied, “... you want to much! ... I love you now- isn’t that enough? (Fitzgerald 139-140).” Gatsby’s plan had backfired and blew up in his face, everything he had done up till now was gone. The parties planned, the money, the house, the plans he made with Nick, gone, all gone and turned to dust. His tragic fall was that he thought that he could repeat the past and have everything go back to the way it was before it never could be that way, he was 5 years to…show more content…
Gatsby was a good person at heart but in flesh all you saw were lies, Daisy saw that in him too. In the end Gatsby’s hope on winning Daisy back was so high that ever time the phone rang or every corner he turned he looked and waited for her but she was nowhere to be seen. During his last day, last hours of breath he spent the time waiting for Daisy to call him and tell him that she was ready to run away with him and live happily ever after, “ I have an idea that Gatsby himself didn’t believe it would come and perhaps he no longer cared (Fitzgerald 169).” but she never did call. In his last few hours at the chance to run away and save himself for the death that was awaiting him he spent the time at home, in his pool waiting for her to call. When he took his final breath he was shot by mistake. For the person who shot him had in mind that he was the killer of his wife but it was none other than Daisy herself, but Gatsby took the blame for the death anyways and ended up dying for his love.
Jay Gatsby was deeply in love with Daisy Buchanan, he went to get measures to get everything for her but in the end just to have it turn to dust. His influence on people made them question who he was, his grand master plan was his own tragic flaw, and his fall from grace was his way out of all the lies he told. He has been spared all the hate that
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