Daisy Is A Manipulator

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Throughout the novel “ The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald it becomes more and more evident that Daisy is the biggest user and manipulator than the rest of the characters. Daisy is the type of character who seems and feigns innocence but this is to derail and confuse people of who she really is as a person. Not only does she use and string Gatsby along but she does the same with Tom. Daisy seems to be in control in situations when it may seem very unlikely that she is. In her own way she is like many of the other characters who are almost as selfish as her. Although what makes her different is the way she she acts and treats people like nothing is her fault and she is not the one to blame. Daisy is a mysterious individual who has the extraordinary power over the people around her.…show more content…
Gatsby manipulates Nick and Jordan just to try to win over Daisy. Which is selfish of him because she now has a husband and daughter. Gatsby does it all in the name of love. Gatsby truly believes that he can give Daisy the life she wants now that he’s successful and rich and wants her to be happy. While even though Tom is using Myrtle as his mistress in a way he still protects Daisy. For example when Myrtle starts to say Daisy’s name “ Daisy! Daisy! Daisy!” shouted Mrs. Wilson. “ I'll say it whenever I want to! Daisy! Dai-” ( Fitzgerald 37) Tom hits her to shut her up as a way to get her back into her place. A way to of saying Daisy belongs in the nice sophisticated world while you belong here in the dump that is the valley of ashes so don’t overstep your
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