Summer Reading Essay Carelessness In society often leads to many Incidents sometimes tragedy to occur. F. Scott Fitzgerald uses many Incidents In his book to develop his idea of carelessness. Carelessness can often play a role In developing a conflict and put a person In a bad situation. [In the book The Great Gatsby, carelessness plays a major role and is displayed by people getting drunk at parties, and Daisy speeding a causing a car accident, which left one dead. ] One way of displaying carelessness is driving while drunk.

While talking to guests at one of his parties, Gatsby hears a loud noise and goes to check it out. He discovers and car flipped over with the wheel off. Gatsby realized that the guy behind the wheel was drunk. “Who’s matter? ” he inquired calmly, “Did we run out of {book says “auto”}gas? ” (page Fitzgerald 58). The driver was completely unaware of what he did. On top of that, the man doesn’t even know much about driving. “l know very little about driving-next to nothing” (page 58 Fitzgerald 58).

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Driving is an extremely dangerous act{actively sounds better}, however, since people do It every day, they don’t think twice about It. By driving drunk and not knowing much about driving, this an not only put his life In danger, but he also put the life of pedestrians and other people on the road in danger. His driving while drunk intoxicated is one of the acts used by Fitzgerald do to display his theme of carelessness. Carelessness can often lead to tragedies such as death. After spending time in town while enjoying some drinks, Tom and Gatsby start fighting over Daisy, they fight about whom Daisy loves.

After the fight, the group separates and Gatsby and Daisy drive home in Tom’s car. While driving home, Daisy hits Myrtle and kills her. Daisy’s carelessness was that she was driving while her mind was focused on the fight that just occurred, and not focusing on the road. Also Daisy was speeding, and didn’t even stop after the accident. ” The ‘death car,’ as the newspapers called it, didn’t stop; It came out of the gathering darkness, wavered tragically for a moment and then disappeared around the next bend” (package Fitzgerald 121).

Driving Is very dangerous and requires one’s full attention. Daisy was driving while her mind was occupied on something else. Also Daisy was speeding which requires her reaction time to be quicker Also, Daisy was speeding, and this required her reaction time to be quicker. Daisy was in such a stage state of panic she didn’t even stop after the crash. This is another act of carelessness displayed by the characters thought throughout the book. Throughout the book many of the characters show acts of carelessness, two of which involve car accidents.

These acts are used by Fitzgerald to develop his main idea and are play major roles in developing the characters and their personalities. Carelessness can happen In any situation, and can cause conflict amongst people. In Society society, carelessness can often cause many Incidents to occur, some of which end In tragedy. The End By Mosher-Glass Carelessness in society often leads to many incidents sometimes tragedy to occur. F. Scott Fitzgerald uses many incidents in his book to develop his idea of carelessness.