The Great Gatsby Daisy Buchanan Analysis

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The Depiction of Daisy Buchanan The legendary novel, The Great Gatsby, was written in 1924 by Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald. F. Scott Fitzgerald was a well-known author of his time, but much of his fame came after his death due to the late success of The Great Gatsby. The 1920’s was known as the Jazz Age, Golden Twenties, and the roaring twenties (The Jazz Age). Many people, especially young women, finally began to experience the idea of freedom. During this era, women were known for cutting their hair to a short bob and wore dresses that exposed their knees. The older generations were shocked by what they were seeing, because it was like nothing they ever saw before. In The Great Gatsby, time was of the essence. Most of the book was centered around the idea of time to prove that Nick was talking about the past rather than the future. The story takes place in East Egg and West Egg. The East Egg is known for “old money” and the West Egg is primarily known for “new money” which just means that in the East egg, many folks inherited their money from a family member and citizens of West Egg earned their wealth on their own. Daisy Buchanan plays an important role in The Great Gatsby by showing how much more important her love life is to her than her morals.…show more content…
She loves the idea of Gatsby like his money and his materialistic things, but not in a relationship kind of way. Daisy is a very good actress, because she sure makes it look as if she is in love with Gatsby, but she cannot fathom to leave Tom and his money. When Daisy is told by Gatsby to say she is in love with him, she freaks out and loses it. Really, Daisy’s emotions are very unstable and she is much easier to read as a character at the end of the book. After the accident, Daisy did not bother to call Gatsby or even attend his funeral. This shows that her feelings for Gatsby were not genuine and she just wanted him for his
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