Daisy Buchanan Song Margaret Atwood Analysis

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The poem, “Siren Song” by Margaret Atwood, embodies the alluring ideas of Daisy Buchanan. The speaker of the poem describes the song she sings that “forces men to leap overboard in squadrons even though they see the beached skulls.” We see Daisy doing the same in The Great Gatsby. She gives Gatsby false promises about how she never loved Tom and that she will divorce Tom in favor of Gatsby. We can almost imagine Gatsby reaching out on his dock towards the green light coming from Daisy’s dock. The poem, “Harlem” by Langston Hughes, embodies the ideas of James Gatsby. The speaker asks “What happens to a dream deferred?.” We can see a connection to Gatsby’s dream of having Daisy to himself that is put off. The speaker then asks many questions
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