Jay Gatsby's Murder

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Fitzgerald kills off the main character at the end of the Great Gatsby therefore he can address what directly represents the American dream. During the book The Great Gatsby certain moments’ drive evidence towards the American dream such as the death of Myrtle, and Gatsby’s murder. Fitzgerald demonstrates his positon on the 1920s wealthy American society through the choices to kill the main character Jay Gatsby. Gatsby’s unexpected murder shows how the authors demonstrates that sometimes your goal are unachievable examples such as the amount of people at Gatsby’s funeral, and certain reactions to the death of Jay Gatsby.

During Gatsby’s funeral service only a few people showed up such as Nick, Henry Gatz, the West Egg postman, and Owl Eyes.

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