Through all this, probably without ever noticing it, they pushed loved ones away.
She has broken up the quote. Daley argues here from a perspective that she imposes on the character? Obvious signs of his hard work are laid out in the book, which includes his mansion, lavish parties, and his clothing and belongings.
Through secrets and deception, lies and lusts, Gatsby, Daisy and the other characters in this novel, find themselves lost chasing after the fleeting things of this world, ultimately destroying their lives.
Fitzgerald has created a most interesting character in Nick because he is very much a fallible storyteller. In the end, they found that their world had collapsed because they did not have a proper foundation. Daley again is failing to read a passage in detail, with the result that she is misreading it.
This inspired him to a level of friendship and loyalty that Nick seems unprepared to extend towards others in the novel. By lying, he is trying to prove that the American dream is easily attainable if one continues to work hard.