he is not capable of handling adult situations like an adult. Gatsby had calculated in his plan that he would make his grand entrance at the front door and sweep Daisy off of her feet. I want to see her right next door. Scott Fitzgerald: A Collection of Critical Essays.
Story, formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals. Gatsby was a failure because he tried to live his life according to a plan that he considered to be flawless. This is a terrible mistake, a terrible, terrible mistake.(Fitzgerald 92) Nick replied, Youre acting like a little boy.(Fitzgerald 93) Gatsby does act like a little boy by overreacting and exaggerating the situation. Gatsby was defeated once and once only, and from this one defeat, he lost the entire game. In the novel The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby is a pathetic character because he wasted his whole life chasing an unrealistic dream. Video,, Vimeo or Vine Embeds, audio. Jordan Baker said, Gatsby bought that house so that Daisy would be just across the bay.(Fitzgerald 83) He held many expensive parties in the hope that Daisy might show up at one of them.