Gatsby was destined to be self consumed and insecure. The only thing that could solve this was, of course, someone else to reinforce his homemade identity, and that someone was Daisy, the golden girl. Daisy exemplified everything Gatsby wanted in life. Five years ago Gatsby met Daisy while he was in the army, they fell in love. With self motivation he uses her to find himself in the world that has created him into the man that he is today.
“It was an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic readiness such as I have never found in any other person and which is not likely I shall ever find again,” (2). Through Nick, the reader gains a stronger attraction to Gatsby as Carraway presents him as a more likable individual as the story progresses. Gatsby’s ability to dream allows him to form a perfect version of himself in his mind, which, of course, could not be complete without the love of his life, Daisy Buchanan. Unfortunately, this myopic dream that Gatsby holds onto until the day he dies, is ultimately what separates him from his corrupt, material based society. Without his dream, Gatsby is no different than any other human being around him.
Despite their obvious differences, they are closely bound by their friendship based on trust. If there 's someone he would entrust his life with, that would be his two best friends. Although at one point, he hated the idea of them risking their lives for him but that just shows how much he truly cares for them. The story might be basically about love and friendship, but it is also rife with literary deaths. Rachel Blum Spencer identified in her article Harry Potter and Running from Death how our instinct for survival is similar to the book 's darkest wizard, Lord Voldemort 's journey in conquering death.
The Great Gatsby Appearance vs Reality The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is about how a man by the name of Jay Gatsby tries to win the heart of Daisy Buchanan, the woman he loves. The entirety of The Great Gatsby is told through the narrator, Nick Carraway. At first, Nick views the lifestyle of Jay Gatsby, Tom Buchanan and Daisy Buchanan in awe, but soon discovers that these people are not who they appear. Fitzgerald uses his characters and literary devices in The Great Gatsby to demonstrate the theme of appearance versus reality. One way Fitzgerald demonstrates appearance versus reality is through his characterization of Tom and Daisy Buchanan.
Friendship Friendship is a hard thing to find, but what can be even more difficult is finding someone who you can share a genuine friendship unconditionally. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is very heartbreaking and grievous novel that has many devastating aspects. Throughout the story, Lennie and George portray the many accurate qualities of true friendship. I have had one friendship in my life that I can more than confidently say was authentic. This friend shows her loyalty, honesty, and selflessness constantly, similar to George and Lennie.
On the inside, though, he was miserable and lost without Daisy. He tried to hide the fact that all he could think about was Daisy and how she was not his. Daisy was not the only thing that made him miserable, though. The illegal activities that he got caught up in brought him stress along with money. That is where Gatsby made all his money, not from owning a chain of drug stores.
With an effort she glanced down at the table. “You always look so cool,” she repeated. She had told him that she loved him, and Tom Buchanan saw. So we know that Tom does not care about his flings with other women because he still “loves” Daisy in the end and he always comes back to her. Yet, in this quote we can start to see that Tom is a hypocrite and cannot stand the sight of Daisy having an affair with another man.
This is all he knows.Gatsby has spent his whole life trying to prove to Daisy and everyone around him that he is worthy of her. The only way to be on the same social level as her is to turn himself into new money. Since this is not possible, he has to try to convince to others that he truly is old money. To do this, he becomes rich, and lies about his past, but the only way for him to complete this idea is if he is with Daisy. She is the final piece in his American dream.
“Classless society is the dream of people with no class” said Robert Zend. In the book “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, class and society play a big role in the plot of the book. In this book Gatsby begins as a typical ordinary man, and eventually makes his way into new money. The narrator, Nick, is also a ordinary man but he has the character and personality that makes him unique. Throughout the book, Gatsby has a main goal of being with, the love of his life, Daisy.
Watson we wouldn`t know the story because he is the narrator of the story. Dr. Watson is very loyal and he would do everything for Sherlock Holmes. He always helps him and without Dr. Watson Holmes couldn`t do everything so easy. In the beginning oft he story Watson first goes alone with Sir Henry Baskerville to Dartmmoor because Holmes has been defeated in London. Watson doesn`t exactly know what Holmes hast o do but he trusts him and he does what Holmes says.