The Great Gatsby

Select a quote from chapter 6 and describe it's meaning

Great Gatsby, chapter 6

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"He wanted nothing less of Daisy than that she should go to Tom and say: "I never loved you."

Gatsby not only wanted to meticulously construct the future, he wanted to reconstruct the past. He wanted Daisy to wipe out all memory of Tom and begin again. Gatsby's money, however, can't bend time and space.

It's so sad, because it's so hard to make her understand. It's so hard to make her understand. I've gotten all these things for her. I've gotten all these things for her and now she just... she just wants to run away.