The Great Gatsby(True Love or

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In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, many people of the high social status
such as Tom, Myrtle, and Nick wonder if Gatsby is truly in love with Daisy, or if he is in
love with what Daisy, herself, represents. Gatsby’s whole life is based on trying to win
Daisy’s love. But does Gatsby ever think about how it would be if he did win her back?
He is so caught up with the illusion of love that he doesn’t really think about how his life
will be, if he were to win Daisy’s love back. Truly, he would not have been happy with

Gatsby is a keen, intelligent man that knows how to get what he wants. Yet, just
because he knows how to win Daisy’s love, doesn’t mean he put much thought into what
his life would be like with her. In Gatsby’s eyes, Daisy is the perfect “Dream Woman”.
Daisy, in Gatsby’s eyes, can never do anything wrong. Gatsby, is so in love with Daisy
because over the year’s he has become infatuated with her. He has made her an
untouchable dream. Yet in reality, Daisy is a totally different person than what Gatsby
views her as. If Gatsby did live the rest of his life with her, he would most likely not be
happy, only because Daisy and Gatsby are of two different backgrounds and pasts.

Since Gatsby is so caught up with the illusion of being with the girl of his dreams,
he will do almost anything to win Daisy’s love back and will do anything to have Daisy
be with him. Gatsby showed just how much he is willing to sacrifice, just to be with
Daisy, when he took the blame for hitting Myrtle Wilson when really Daisy hit Myrtle.
Mr. Wilson went to Tom’s house, looking for Gatsby. Mr. Wilson was carrying a gun
with him and was angry. So henceforth Mr. Wilson found Gatsby in his pool and shot
Gatsby. Gatsby paid the ultimate price to be with Daisy;...
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