Why Is Honesty Important In The Great Gatsby

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Throughout the book ¨The Great Gatsby¨, the characters in it are usually not being very honest. F. Scott Fitzgerald should have thought the more about naming the title something else more like ¨Lies Never Solve Anything¨. Instead of the author choosing the title he did, he could of made a different one about lies, there are many times lies pop up threw out the story. There are many instances where they like to lie. “Everyone suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few honest people that I have never known.”(Pg.
170). Nick is saying that he is the most honest person he knows when he lies sometimes too. He lies in other occasions as well. Gatsby doesn't have a lot to say about his
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