Who's to Blame: The Great Gatsby

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Death is something that comes to everyone at some point in their lives. No one knows when they will die until it happens. Some are prepared for death and others are completely blind sided by death. In the novel “The Great Gatsby”, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jay Gatsby is killed by the character Wilson, because of rumors that Gatsby Killed Wilson's wife Myrtle as well as having an affair with her. Many people are to blame for Gatsby death including: Tom Buchanan , Daisy Buchanan, Nick Carraway and even Jay Gatsby himself! In order to determine who was most responsible for Jay Gatsby's death we must analyze each character and the role he/she played in the death of Jay Gatsby.

Tom Buchanan was the wealthy husband of Daisy Buchanan. Tom figuratively loaded the gun that shot Jay Gatsby. After Tom found out about the affair that Jay Gatsby was having with his wife Daisy, he furiously looked for a way to seek revenge on Gatsby. He told Wilson that Gatsby was driving the car that hit and killed Myrtle, Wilson's wife. As if killing Wilsons true love Myrtle was not enough Tom Buchanan accused Ga...
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