The Themes Of Carelessness In Gatby And The Great Gatsby
Carelessness is a prominent theme of both the novel and the poem. Many of the characters of The Great Gatsby are …show more content…
“Women and men (both little and small) / cared for anyone not at all / they sowed their isn 't they reaped their same / sun moon stars rain” (5-8 in 2). This quote shows the author does not like the way average people don’t care about one another and go along with what they think is the normal thing to do.
Fitzgerald’s tone on the concept of hope is portrayed through the character Gatsby. Gatsby had hope that Daisy would love him again. He based his life on this hope for Daisy. In chapter 8 the narrator says “He wouldn’t consider it. He couldn’t possibly leave Daisy until he knew what she was going to do. He was clutching at some last hope and I couldn’t bear to shake him free.”(155). This shows the author feels that Gatsby is wasting his time on this hope and feels bad for him. Although Gatsby was hopeful, he was also careless, careless of Daisy’s life she had made and how he was going to ruin