Compare Winter Dreams And The Great Gatsby

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There is a quote from an anonymous speaker that says, “It takes a couple seconds to say Hello, but forever to say Goodbye.” This quote can be related to the fictional characters, Jay Gatsby and Dexter Green. Both were men who met an extraordinary woman and could never seem to let her go. These are characters from the book The Great Gatsby, and the short story Winter Dreams, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby is one of the greatest novels to come out of the Jazz Age in the 1920s. The two stories have similar plots. They are both about men who met a woman and fell in love with her, but in one way or another, she got away from them. They spent several years of their lives gaining money and rising up in society just to get her back. In The Great Gatsby, this woman is named Daisy Buchanan, while in Winter Dreams, her name is Judy Jones. Readers can see how these women are alike if they were to look at their personalities, their marriages, and their roles for the main characters. Daisy and Judy are two nearly identical characters.
The first similarity between Daisy and Judy are their personalities. The reader can see this in the way that they treat others. They like to tease and draw in men, and did not care how it could affect these men. “He was, as he found before the summer ended, one of a varying dozen who circulated about her. Each of them had at one time been favored above all others-about half of them basked in the solace of occasional sentimental revivals.”
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