The Great Gatsby

Chapter 9

Describe the significant events of this final chapter. Why does Nick call Tom and Daisy "careless people"?

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In Chapter Nine, Nick reflects that Tom and Daisy are capable only of cruelty and destruction; they are kept safe from the consequences of their actions by their fortress of wealth and privilege..... they are "careless people".

For a quick summary and analysis of the chapter, a link to Gradesaver's Chapter Nine summary has been provided below.