Who Was Responsible For Gatsby's Death

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Hamartia, peripetia, and catharsis are the significant traits that led to the grievous ending of Gatsby’s life. Gatsby could not see the dishonesty in the people that surrounded him, instead he only saw the good in them which eventually led to his demise. Gatsby also had his dream of being with Daisy completely shattered and reversed the day George Wilson murders him at his house. Greif from characters like Nick and Owl Eyes frame the realness of Gatsby’s death and shows how truly tragic it is. Gatsby is such a virtuous character with the fundamental characteristics of a tragic flaw that eventually leads to the demise of Gatsby himself and his dreams.

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