The Great Gatsby

In chapter 5, Fitzgerald gives us a hint of what finally reconnecting with Daisy will mean for Gatsby, stating that “Daisy tumbled short of his dreams.” Do you agree or disagree? Use evidence from the novel.

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Gatsby's expectations of the young eighteen year old girl fell short of what

he had dreamed. Their different social backgrounds and focus on reality

kept them from grasping their dream of true love. Gatsby's devotion was

admirable but in the end Daisy's abandonment was what killed him inside, not

the bullet from Wilson's gun. Daisy like the rest of her very superficial friends did not have the emotional or maturity capacity to fulfill any meaningful dreams.