The Great Gatsby

What does Nick mean when he says, "There must have been moments even that afternoon Daisy tumbled short of his dreams -- not though her own fault, but because of the colossal vitality of his illusion"?

In the third to last paragraph of chapter 5

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In this statement, Nick alludes to the fact that Daisy could never had lived up to the reality of Gatsby's illusion. 


The Great Gatsby