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Causes of Gatsby's Death in "The Great Gatsby"

Summary: The death of Jay Gatz in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" was caused by Gatz himself through his lies, his pretentious lifestyle, and his obsessive love for Daisy Buchanan.
In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald tells the story of a man as willing up give up anything and everything for the love of a woman. His name was Mr. Jay Gatsby. He lived alone in a huge, elaborate mansion located in West Egg, Long Island. Each weekend he hosted extravagant parties. For these occasions he hired fancy caterers and an orchestra to entertain his many guests. At the end of the novel, the story takes a tragic turn. Mr. Jay Gatsby is shot to his death. Gatsby's Death was caused mainly by his lies, his longing for the past, and his love and devotion for Daisy.

One cause for Gatsby's death was his tendency toile about his life. He said, "I am the son of some wealthy people in the Middle-West - all dead now. I was brought up in...

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