However, in chapter 7, during the confrontation, Daisy quickly rethinks her decisions and states, ‘I did love him once – but I loved you too’. As Gatsby hopes and expectations of them being together breaks the audience starts to comprehend that Daisy contradicting statements is purely because she is afraid to leave Tom. Tom came from a wealthy family and was highly respected in society. Daisy knew that life with him would be luxiourous and entirely satisfactory in terms of respect and wealth. In addition, the author is trying to convey to the audience that Daisy is too secure in her marriage with Tom to even consider leaving it.
In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby, main character Jay Gatsby is blinded by the fantasy of transforming himself into a famous figure of wealth and social status and, as a result, winning over his love, Daisy. When Gatsby fails to reach these goals, his fantasy world comes crumbling down. Therefore, Gatsby is essentially an idealist who is destroyed by his inability to accept reality. Gatsby’s
The circumstances surrounding Gatsby and Daisy 's relationship kept them eternally apart. For Daisy to have been with Gatsby would have been forbidden, due to the fact that she was married. That very concept of their love being forbidden, also made it all the more intense, for the idea of having a prohibited love, like William Shakespeare 's Romeo and Juliet, made it all the more desirable. Gatsby was remembering back five years to when Daisy was not married and they were together: His heart began to beat faster as Daisy 's white face came up to his own. He knew that when he kissed this girl, and forever wed his unutterable visions to her perishable breath, his
Miracles cannot be counted on to occur more than once. The boy and girl had their chance, but believing that if their love was meant to be they would know each other when they next saw each other, they let it pass them by. One never knows what can happen even within a minute that could change his or her life. In the case of the “100% perfect” couple, all memory of each other was lost and because they did not take hold of their fate, they missed out on true love. The narrator’s tale begins with an optimistic “once upon a time,” but ends with “a sad story, don’t you think” (3).
However, Johnny Taylor and the world outside Logan offers freedom, happiness, and adventure. The message to the reader is that Janie is doing what others want to make them happy instead of doing what is best for her. Janie goes through with the marriage and soon becomes confused and unhappy. She expresses her confusion to nanny as she states, “‘cause you told me ah mus gointer love him, and, and ah don 't. Maybe if somebody was to tell me how, ah could do it’” (23).
Everybody has to go through life, through ups and downs and everything. While going through life routines and shortcuts start to develop and the lines between illusion and reality become blurred. But, when a new struggle comes up, which can't be easily crossed then you might create a fake reality. Whether you yearn for the past and are remembering it to be better than it actually was or a whole different reality is what stays in the mind of many characters in the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby. One of the most blatant illusion examples that is seen as reality in The Great Gatsby involves the main character actually; Mr. Gatsby himself.
This drive for the oh so lofty goal is critiqued by Nick in this quote, “ There must have been moments even that afternoon when Daisy tumbled short of his dreams not through her own fault, but because of the colossal vitality of his illusion. It had gone beyond her, beyond everything. He had thrown himself into it with a creative passion, adding to it all the time, decking it out with every bright feather that drifted his way.” (Pg 95-96 Fitzgerald) Fitzgerald makes use of the rhetorical device allusion in this quote quite unnoticeably . The use of Fitzgerald’s allusion is seen in the latter portion of the quote mentioning feathers decking out Gatsby's “creation” which is a subtle reference to that of male peacocks. Where the aforementioned flightless bird grow elaborate and decorative feather pieces in order to attract a mate which starkly mirrors the behavior of Gatsby who attempts to gain Daisy's affection back buy showing off his newfound glamorous wealth.
He was not able to battle that reality that he was unsatisfied with life, along these lines he always rationalized to legitimize his activities. At the point when admitting to his wife, Rose, that he was engaging in extramarital relations with another lady and had gotten her pregnant, he said, "You can't locate a superior lady than Rose. In any case, appears like this lady simply adhered onto me where I can't shake her free. Presently she's stuck on for good" (pg. 63).
It played an important part in Sayoko 's life because it might be the reason why her husband left her. It also played an important role in Sayoko 's marriage life, because of it she had knew her husband very well, she had knew what his real character. Yasunari 's story "The mole" is in the form of a letter where there is no audience which shows how Sayoko was afraid to express her inner feelings. She just said what she had felt but she did not intent to tell it directly to the person whom she want to tell about it. Sayoko was really that weak to voice out her feelings.