The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald's book The Great Gatsby is about a young man who's in love with beautiful Daisy Buchanan, and reveals that even as time passes love can still be alive. This theme is evident through the Character of Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan and the event that even after five years Gatsby loves Daisy as much or even more than what he did before and confronts Daisy and her husban Tom Buchanan about Gatsby's love for beautiful Daisy. " because it seemed romantic to me i have remembered the incident ever since. His name was Jay Gatsby"(Fitzgerald75). " what gatsby? and when i described him 'i was half asleep' she said in the strangest voice that it must be the man she used to know" (Fitzgerald77)".
the green light at the end of Daisy's dock on the other egg represents the hope, love, dreams, and the physical and emotional distance between Gatsby and Daisy " his dream must have seemed so close he could hardly fail to grasp it. But what he did not know was that it was already behind him, somewhere in the vast obscurity beyond the city "
Marriage; Fitzgerald presents both marriages , Tom and Daisy , Myrtle and Wilson , although both marriages have cheated on their love ones Fitzgerald shows how both marriages show dishonesty, negativity, and lack of affection. " I suppose the latest thing is to sit back and let Mr. Nobody from Nowhere make love to your wife. Well, if that's the idea you can count me out" Tom on Daisy being with Gatsby . In the novel marriage is centered in between materialism and money. "The only crazy I was was when I married him. I knew right away I made a mistake. He borrowed somebody's best suit to get married in and never even told me about it, and the man came after it one day when he was out. " Myrtle on Wilson
Tom Buchanan; comes from a family with "old money" meaning that they have been having money for a really long time. Tom is a polo player, he is muscular, aggressive, and strong. Nick complies on the description of Tom, " Not even the effeminate swank of his riding clothes could hide the enormous power of that body . . . and you could see a great pack of muscle shifting when his shoulder moved under his thin coat."
Jay Gatsby; Born James Gatz, from North Dakota was born to poor farmers, he was ambitious and wanted to be successful, he later changed his name to Jay Gatsby and learned the manners of the rich from Dan Cody, Gatsby got into shady business with Wolfshiem making him a good quantity of money, ending up moving to West egg. "It understood you just so far as you wanted to be understood, believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself . . . His tanned skin was drawn attractively tight on his face and his short hair looked as though it were trimmed every day. "

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