Gatsby's Personality Leads to His Tragic Death

885 WordsJan 28, 20184 Pages
Love is something that is different for everyone. Some people are willing to go to further extents than others in order to win their true love. F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby, has Jay Gatsby, a man whose life is revolved around one goal: love. His goal is to be reunited with Daisy Buchanan, the love he lost five years prior to the story. Gatsby's goal takes him from living in poverty to living in wealth. It then lead him back to the arms of his lost lover, then eventually to his death. If Gatsby would have just let her go none of that would've happened. Some of it was good and some of it was bad. He has a very ongoing and persistent personality that can be questioned. The debate of a stalker or lover, his romanticism, and being hopeful but foolish for loving daisy, all are pieces of his personality. These are the Three traits that ultimately leads to his death. One question to be asked about Gatsby is, was he a stalker or a lover towards Daisy? This question has a different answer for everyone. One may say that Gatsby is a stalker, but another might say he is Daisy’s lover. He looks like a stalker because he moved to the house that he lives in just to be living near Daisy. Another weird thing that he does is, he reaches out towards Daisy’s house. He would reach out in hope that he could be something with Daisy again. To some people this seems very stalkerish. After Daisy had ran over Murtle in Gatsbys car, Nick is telling Gatsby that he should leave town. then
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