In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Daisy’s husband, Tom Buchanan, was a haughty and possessive man who only thought of himself. This is proven when the author writes, “That fellow had it coming to him. He threw dust into your eyes just like he had in Daisy’s but he was a tough one.” Tom was jealous that Gatsby had stolen his wife’s affections which led him to rat out Gatsby to George Wilson, ultimately causing Gatsby’s death. Tom’s perception of Gatsby is invalid because Tom refuses to seek the truth about Gatsby. Tom could have easily found out that it was Daisy who killed Myrtle, but Gatsby took the blame because he couldn’t bare to see the consequences that Daisy would face. Instead Tom thought that Gatsby was just a fake and fed them lies, thus blinding all... [continues]
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