The Role Of Corruption In The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby In Scott Fitzgerald book “The Great Gatsby”, lying and cheating is the crime in the book. In the book Gatsby is the perpetrator and Daisy is the victim. In chapter 4 Gatsby lying about “I did old sport … most of it in the big panic”(95).Gatsby was lying about how he got his big house. Another lie told in book Gatsby told Tom “But I’ll say I was”(151). Gatsby is lying about who was really driving the car when Myrtle was killed. Gatsby needed to do this type of crime to get who he really wanted and needed. Gatsby demonstrated the literal world of a crime. Gatsby creates a crime in the figurative world as well. Gatsby is considered the perpetrator and Daisy is the victim. In chapter 4 Gatsby is lying and Jordan explains, “Gatsby

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