Unhappy Relationships In The Great Gatsby Analysis

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Unhappy Relationships Relationships are complicated. “The Great Gatsby”, where people leave each other, cheat on each other, and they lie and then they die, exemplifies this idea. Some do stay together throughout the book but in the end its not what they wanted. Fitzgeralds theme of unhappy relationships in The Great Gatsby is shped by Gatsby, Diasy, and Tom in order to convey the idea that no one ended up together happy because of everyone interfering with everyone elses relationships.

Gatsby chases his dream of being with Daisy, but it was never fullfilled. For example, Nick says to Jordan “It was a strange coincidence”
“But it wasn’t a coincidence at all.”
“Why not?”
“Gatsby bought that house so that Daisy would be just across the bay.”(78)
This shows that Gatsby wants Daisy to notice him. Also, moving just across the bay from Daisy seems like he is trying way too hard to get her attention. In addition, Gatsby tells Daisy that “if it wasn’t for the mist we could see your home from across the bay, you always have that green light that burns all night at the end of your dock.”(92) This shows that, once he gets close to daisy again he doesn’t need to miss her. Also, He has her now, So that “light” went away. Furthermore, Nick says at the end of the book that “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us, it eluded us but thats no matter. Tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther… And one fine morning, so
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