And I drove on.

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter VII) on Rap Genius


The prohibition made committing all types of crime far more acceptable- Gatsby counts the murder of Myrtle as being “just another crime”– shown by the fact he just ‘drove on’– he is not at all traumatized about the incident and all he is concerned of is Daisy’s reaction ‘He spoke as if Daisy’s reaction was the only thing that mattered’

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