Conflict In The Great Gatsby

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In Great Gatsby, there is a lot of drama. People killing people, people cheating on other people, and some others accused of lying. The main character Nick is a background character even though he narrates it. He is the one who always sees the drama when it happens and he give his opinion. He is the person who really gets to witness Gatsby trying to win over Daisy. Gatsby has been in love with Daisy ever since before Gatsby left for the war. He wants Daisy and all he had to do was take her away from her husband Tom. Gatsby demanded too much from Daisy and Daisy felt as though she wanted more than just love and Gatsby could never tell the truth about who he was and those caused Daisy to stay with Tom.

Gatsby was although a sweetman,
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If she wanted only love she would have stayed with her first choice a while ago and went with Gatsby but he left for war. But she did try every chance that she could to stay with Gatsby and eventually be with him after the war. When Gatsby was about to leave for war, "Wild rumours were circulating about her – how her Mother had found her packing her bag one winter night to go to New York and say goodbye to a soldier who was going overseas. She was eventually prevented, but she wasn’t on speaking terms with her family for several weeks" (Vagenda). Daisy wanted Gatsby before the war but during the war she needed someone to be with so her family wanted her to marry someone wealthy and she chose Tom. If she didn 't her family would have hated her for that. but she also goes on to tell everyone in the hotel room of a New York hotel that she, "Even alone I can 't say I never loved Tom" (Fitzgerald 133). Daisy may have said that she loved Tom but she didn 't marry him for the only love. She was more comfortable with Tom because he could give her whatever she wanted even though their marriage was not the best with him. She wanted the security and the lifestyle that Tom granted her. Gatsby had a reputation of being the wild out of control person who always through parties and he could lose all his money in one day of he could. Daisy just needed to feel secure with what she …show more content…
He lied to everyone when he told them that he is, "the son of some wealthy people in the middle west-all dead now" (Genius). But tom revealed Gatsby when Tom found out how he really got his money. Tom found out that he got his money illegally when, "he and this Wolfshiem bought up a lot of side-street drug-stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter."(Fitzgerald 133). Daisy couldn 't handle the thought of being with someone who got their money illegally and she knew that but she didn 't know that Gatsby was not the person who he always told everyone that he always was. The saddest part was that he even lied to the girl that he was trying to win over and that broke Daisy 's heart because she now felt how can she trust a man who lied to me about who he is. That 's why daisy just felt Tom was better because Tom had the safety of having legit money from his past family and it wouldn 't go

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