Examples Of Carelessness In The Great Gatsby

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How do your actions speak about the type of person you are? Well in the classic novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald’s shows us how people are carelessness and what the actions say about them. There are many things that cause a person to acted on carelessness that not only affects them but others around them.
People that have money tend to action without caring who they affect. One day Tom and Nick go into Ash Valley while their time in Ash Valley Tom introduces the women he is cheating with, Myrtle. On the way to the apartment Tom rents out for her Myrtle sees dogs and want to buy a dog, She asked the dog breeder if the dog was a girl or a boy; Tom respond, “‘It’s a bitch,’ said Tom decisively. ‘Here’s your money. Go and buy ten
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While Tom and Daisy were on their honeymoon Tom was already having an affair with a lady that worked at the hotel. One day Tom and the girl he was having the affair with when on a road trip when Jordan describes the accident they have, "Tom ran into a wagon on the Ventura road one night and ripped a front wheel off his car(Fitzgerald,82)." Tom not only acted carelessly but put others in danger. He also didn't care if he cheats on his wife or not. Daisy was talking to Nick about her daughter Pammy, the nurse told her,"it was a girl, and so I turned my head away and wept.'All right,' I said, 'I'm glad it's a girl. And I hope she'll be a fool- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool'(Fitzgerald,21)." Daisy doesn't even care about her how flesh in blood she wants her daughter to be a beautiful fool. What parent was their daughter or child to be a fool? When Daisy agreed to go to Gatsby's party Tom decided he would also go to the party. Nick keep an eye out so that Gatsby and Daisy would have some alone time while Tom went around flirting; Daisy states," And if you want to take down any addresses here's my little gold pen...(Fitzgerald,112)." Both Tom and Daisy don't care about what the people at the party think about them. Tom flirting with other women yet his wife is there and she didn't care that he was cheating on her. However, Daisy …show more content…
Tom, Daisy, Nick, Jordan, and Gatsby all decided to go to New York City, while being in New York To told Daisy some of the things he did to get his money. After what Daisy heard she was sure Gatsby wasn't the guy she thought. Daisy and Gatsby went back together to East Egg on the way over Daisy were overwhelmed with feeling and hit someone with the car, Gatsby explains to Nick that, "'You see when we left New York she was very nervous... Well, first Daisy turned away from the women towards the other car, and then she lost her nerve and turned back to the women...(Fitzgerald,151)." Daisy thought about all the emotions she was feeling at the time and wasn't think start yet it was careless of her to hit the women and not stop to see if she was alright or dead. Daisy shows another act of carelessness, Nick was about to leave Daisy's house when he finds Gatsby hiding in a bush, he wanted to make sure she won't be in any kind of danger. Nick see something and explains to the reader," Daisy and Tom were sitting opposite each other at the kitchen table....they were conspiring together(Fitzgerald,152)." Daisy was careless leaving Gatsby thinking she was in her room locked so Tom won't hurt her. She doesn't care she has someone willing to wait for her and take the blame for something she did. Acting when you are emotional is not a good idea since it

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