Character Analysis Of Daisy In The Great Gatsby

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Malak Aldajain
Marjory Hutchison de Medina
ENGL2250
June 6th, 2016
A Character Study Daisy in The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby is a widely-known piece by Scott Fitzgerald, a prominent American author. The novel is known for its well-developed characters and is regarded a masterpiece by many scholars. The story is primarily focused on an individual named Jay Gatsby and his relationships with Daisy Buchanan. The argument is that the author attempts to describe her as a pure and innocent female to ensure that the reader understands the perspective of Jay, but particular aspects of her true intentions are revealed when the story progresses. That in reality she is an opposite during the final chapters, and it was nearly impossible to predict because of her ability to manipulate others. Daisy can be seen as a sympathy seeker, shallow, and selfish.
Some individuals may feel sympathy toward Daisy because of the way she is described and her actions in the book. The author tries to ensure that her motives are not clear and provides subliminal hints throughout the whole novel. Fitzgerald highlights the girl’s charm first thing when she is introduced to the reader, and he states that she "held my hand for a moment, looking up into my face, promising that there was no one in the world she so much wanted to see". Differently put, but it can show how her actions gain her sympathy and charm. "Before I could answer her eyes fastened with an awed expression on her little finger" is
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