Why Did Gatsby Follow His Real Father

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I think Gatsby follows his real Father. As we find out after Gatsby dies his father wasn’t dead and he always knew that, but he never wanted anyone else to. I also believe that Gatsby is very confident that he will always be rich and has no problem saying he is a son of God, who is powerful and all knowing. I think Gatsby has been trying to prove himself to Daisy but also his father this entire book because he wanted to show that he could make a man of himself without anyones help. Fitzgerald gained a sense of credibility from making the allusion to the Bible. It also made it seem like Nick and Gatsby were religious people, making them good honest people. Gatsby has the platonic conception that he is the ideal version of himself and he was
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