What Is Daisy's Ambition In The Great Gatsby

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In Life, Many people have goals, all types of goals that are different for everyone, some people's goals may seem easy to achieve, but for other it may be impossible. But no matter what it may be, It takes hard work and ambition to achieve that goal. In The novel The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald the idea of a dream is quite evident. There is man that goes by the name of Gatsby, Jay Gatsby. He is mysterious but a very well rounded gentlemen whom is extremely wealthy. Although this man is made out of money, he is far from happy and far from achieving his goal. For Gatsby, his ultimate goal in life was to be with his golden girl, this golden girls name is Daisy Buchanan, Gatsby and Daisy were deeply in love until Gatsby went to war. After Gatsby was gone for 5 years because of war,…show more content…
Tom is one of the richest men in the country and has a much higher social status than Gatsby. Gatsby believes that if he can make enough money Daisy will be able to be with him. He is willing to do anything to win Daisy back so “He and this Wolfsheim bought up a lot of side-street drug-stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter.”(Fitzgerald 00). This shows that he is willing to do anything for Daisy even if it is illegal. That is part of the reason he is responsible for his own death because he has no limits to what he will do for her. He displays this again when he takes the blame for killing Mertyl. When asked if daisy was driving he said "Yes...but of course I'll say I was.” This shows what he is really willing to do for her but ultimately resulted in his own

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