He is a self-made man in all respects and as such, is admirable. Though his lifestyle and attitude differ greatly from those of George Wilson, Gatsby and Wilson share the fact that they both lose their love interest to Tom.
With his well-chosen words, Fitzgerald painted a fantastic portrait of life during the Roaring Twenties in the minds of his readers, a picture rich with color and excitement.
Scott Fitzgerald, who tells the story about the wealthy man of Long Island named, Jay Gatsby, a middle aged man with a mysterious past, who lives at a gothic mansion and hosts many parties with many strangers who were not entirely invited. In one sense, this is a lovely romantic gesture, but in another sense, it perpetuates a childish illusion.
Panicked, Daisy drives away from the scene of the accident. He is easy-going, occasionally sarcastic, and somewhat optimistic, although this latter quality fades as the novel progresses. Myrtle, who possesses a fierce vitality, is desperate to find refuge from her disappointing marriage.
It's the classic story of the fresh start, the second chance. Additionally, whereas Tom is a cold-hearted, aristocratic bully, Gatsby is a loyal and good-hearted man.