Money can't help you
The theme "Money can't buy happiness" is very prevalent in F. Scott Fitzgerald's book "The Great Gatsby". After gaining a massive amount of wealth Gatsby has presumably everything a man could hope for spending his time throwing extravagant parties. However, Gatsby is missing something that he can't necessarily obtain with money. Gatsby goes so far trying to get Daisy to be with him. His extravagant lifestyle and huge parties are to impress Daisy in the hope that she will be drawn to him. After starting an affair with Gatsby, Tom reveals to Daisy that Gatsby's massive fortune is from the bootlegging of alcohol Daisy decides to stay with Tom. Gatsby ends up being killed because of a case of mistaken identity.