Analysis Of Daisy In Chapter 4 Of The Great Gatsby

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In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, Chapter 4 contains an important passage that reveals why Daisy ended her relationship with Gatsby and married Tom Buchanan. Jordan Baker recounts when Daisy and young officer Gatsby met in October, 1917 and fell in love. When Gatsby is called to war, her family keeps her from saying goodbye, which upsets her for a few months before she marries wealthy Tom Buchanan. By using white symbolically in a non-traditional way, specifically when talking about Daisy (who is finally given some depth and characterization) Fitzgerald provides honest insight into some of the main characters’ intentions and blatantly foreshadows the rest of the novel.
Firstly, Fitzgerald constantly associates Daisy with white,

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