In conclusion, Tom and Gatsby were similar and at the same time differed in many ways. Tom and Gatsby were both after the same goal to obtain the American Dream but unfortunately they both were unsuccessful. Tom and Gatsby live life living as money is the only thing they would need for survival not being aware of all the dangers and problems which they might face. Tom and Gatsby live with despicable characteristics, leading to be one of the reasons to their flaw and the death of Gatsby. Gatsby was too eager, he would have eventually ended up with Daisy but he started to rush the relationship leading to his downfall. The difference between Tom and Gatsby is that Tom overcomes his flaws and Gatsby gets late and pays the price with death.