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The Careless Killings of Daisy Buchanan The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald is about a man named Jay Gatsby who has a dream of winning over the wealthy Daisy Buchanan In this American Masterpiece three innocent people die because of the carelessness of Daisy She is responsible for betraying Gatsbys dream running over Myrtle with her car and indirectly causing Georges suicide Daisy is both directly and indirectly responsible for the death of Myrtle Wilson Fitzgerald arranges Daisy to kill Myrtle in an auto accident to typify the careless character Daisy portrays Daisy grew up among East Eggers where everything including money and wealth was handed to her on a golden platter Daisy innocently thinks that someone will always be there to clean up after her so she doesnt think twice before she makes a mess They were careless people Tom and Daisy-they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness or whatever it was that kept them together and let other people clean up the mess they had madepage 187 Myrtles death was a mistake that could have easily been prevented had Daisy been a careful driver and cautious person Daisys betrayal of Gatsbys dream leads indirectly towards his death Gatsby believes in the American Dream of success the orgastic future including the ideal American woman who he believes is Daisy She initially refuses to marry him because he is not wealthy nor a somebody in Daisys mind Yet Gatsby works long and hard to achieve the status that will be good enough for her His dream of
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