Examples Of Daisy's Ambition In The Great Gatsby

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No one can doubt that the titular character of The Great Gatsby has more issues than a magazine, but discovering his fatal flaw proves to be more difficult than it seems. Not only does he sell illicit substances at his grand parties, but his refusal to cease pursuing Daisy shows his ambition and thirst for glory as his most tragic imperfection. For Gatsby, Daisy merely represents his true goal, the ecstasy he will receive when he finally attains her. He wants her because of her laudable value in his eyes, she--the perfect rich girl--would make become another rung on his ladder to the top. This makes Gatsby a man of questionable decency, as well as one with such intense hubris that it cannot help but lead to a fall. His ambition drives him to
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