Leslie Franco Ms.Howard Honors English II March 7th, 2016 The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald is about a man named Nick that talks about his neighbor, Jay Gatsby, who would make very wild parties and is very rich. Gatsby has always been in love with Daisy, who is Nick’s cousin, and he's fighting to get back with her. Daisy is married to Tom, and Tom gets very angry at Gatsby when he had told Tom that Daisy never loved him. Until one day, a tragedy happens. Daisy, Tom, and Gatsby were responsible for the tragedy in the novel. Daisy is responsible for the tragedy in the novel because she was the one that killed Myrtle. Gatsby was talking to Nick about who really did killed Myrtle. In the story, Gatsby told Nick that ¨ ‘Don’t tell me, old sport.‘ ¨ He winced. ¨ ‘Anyhow Daisy stepped on it. I tried to make her stop, but she couldn’t, so I pulled on the emergency brake. Then she fell over into my lap and I drove on.’ ¨ (Fitzgerald 144) Daisy was the actual driver the night of the accident and not Gatsby. Gatsby took the blame to save Daisy because he loved her. Daisy is one of the character that is responsible for the tragedy in the novel because Daisy killed Myrtle and she didn’t stop driving because Daisy, Gatsby dies and she didn’t do anything about it.
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