What Is The Theme Of Lies And Deceit In The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby Money can’t buy love, but it can make you act differently and lie to your loved ones. In the novel The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald there were many themes but the two biggest ones that I noticed that could be compared to each other were lies and deceit, and money changes the way people act. These two things were a big part of the 1920’s and it is the same way to this day. The first theme that stood out to me was lies and deceit. In the novel couples cheat on each other and lie about it. One of the couples that are cheating on their loved one is Tom Buchanan is cheating on his wife Daisy with Myrtle. “Daisy!, Daisy!, Daisy!,” shouted Myrtle. “I’ll say it whenever I want to! Daisy! Dai-” (Fitzgerald pg. 125). This

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