The Great Gatsby is a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is about a man named Jay Gatsby doing everything he can to try and get the love of his life back. Her name is Daisy, and Gatsby threw parties for her quite often hoping she would attend them. It is revealed that he loves only the past though and not the present her. This is evident through the characters of Gatsby and Daisy because it shows how much Gatsby cared for her... she well she didn't care to much. This reveals that Gatsby stayed the same while Daisy changed and moved on.