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Why wouldn't Gatsby have been happy even if he hadn't died at the end of the book The Great Gatsby?

In The Great Gatsby, Gatsby still wouldn't have been happy even if he had not died at the end of the book because although Daisy loved him, she would not have left Tom for him.

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In the novel The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the enigmatic Jay Gatsby meets and falls in love with Daisy and then goes off to war. When he returns, he makes his fortune, purchases his mansion across the sound from Daisy and Tom's, and throws extravagant parties so that he can catch Daisy's attention and win her back.

Gatsby and Daisy do have an affair together, and Gatsby is convinced that she will leave her husband Tom and run away with him. This all comes out in the open during their final trip to New York. Tom confronts Gatsby about the affair, and Gatsby tries to get Daisy to admit that she never loved Tom, only him. Daisy becomes confused and admits she has loved them both. Tom...

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