In the novel, “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the female characters, Jordan Baker, Daisy Buchanan, and Myrtle Wilson, throughout the whole novel, all have the same motive which is achieving their desired social position through cheating. Jordan Baker is a very wealthy and famous golfer who will do anything to achieve her goal which is very beneficial to her social position. Like Jordan, Daisy Buchanan is very wealthy as well and married to one of the richest men in East Egg, Tom Buchanan. However, when she finds real love, Gatsby, she denies it because she wants to keep her social position. Like Daisy, Myrtle cheats on her husband and had an affair with another man who is Tom Buchanan.
Aylmer thought Georgiana’s birthmark was imperfect and wanted to remove it. Aylmer is to blame for Georgiana’s death by showing her how much he hated the birthmark and by eventually making her hate it herself, causing her to allow him to remove it. Georgiana loved Aylmer so much she was willing to change the way she looks to make him happy. She saw how disgusted he was with her and she couldn’t take it. “Pray do not look at it again.
Jealousy is the root of a lot problems this is the case with F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby. In this book we will talk about how jealousy is the main factor in this topic. Consequently proving how jealous Tom Buchanan is when he is surrounded Jay Gatsby. For example, when Tom takes Nick out that one day and was showing him around the town to parties and etc Myrtle suddenly pops up and has strong feelings for Tom and they kissed each other. (Fitzgerald 32-33) Nick feels weirded out by it because, Tom has a wife who was Nick's cousin so Nick felt really suspicious but right when Gatsby and Daisy rekindled with each other, and talk about how life's been so far, Tom started noticing that daisy has been having affairs with Gatsby"when Tom saw us he took half a dozen steps in our direction."
But looking at it she saw that it never was the flesh and blood figure of her dreams. Just something she had grabbed up to drape her dreams over” (Hurston 72). Janie figures out that Joe is not the man she had married when the “image of Jody tumbled down” she begins to understand that Joe was not at all significant to her because he never cared for her and instead he was a bad influence. Janie figures out that he “never was the flesh and blood figure of her dreams” the life she desires of with Joe Starks, is an allusion and Janie’s dreams are once again crushed. Janie is deceived by Joe because he represents empty dreams for Janie, he was a “drape [for] her dreams” Joe took advantage of Janie and manipulates her to do excessive labour for him in the store and constantly silences her.
In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, characters have very distinct identities that develop throughout the book and many inferences are needed to understand the characters. One example of this is Daisy Buchanan. Daisy Buchanan cares greatly about wealth and is a very careless person. Throughout the novel, many of her decisions are due to her greed and carelessness, even though those decisions may not be the best decisions for her. Daisy displays her greed throughout the novel; she marries Tom Buchanan because of his wealth.
Her utter silence pierced him in realizing and recognizing she was awaiting a response from their conversation. He had none. No response because unintentionally, he was not focused on the conversation but on the one all be all quote to tweet. One of the point of views from his father is “a love story,” but this is not a typical love story. This love story is about a woman who was born and a man knowing her before she was conceived.
She is a tragic character, who is unable to exist in the world which surrounds her so she makes up a better world in her imagination. The world she wishes to live in. People can sympathize with Blanche because of all the tragedy in her life. Susan Henthorne writes in her essay A Streetcar Named Desire, Death and desire bring Blanche to this low point in her life. She never recovers from the devastating death of her young husband, indirectly caused by the nature of his sexual desire.
. . she was always waiting right around the bend with a new way to prove to me how little the whole thing mattered to her” (278). Sissy craves nothing more than her mother’s love and attention, but she realizes that Rose can never give her them. In her childhood, Sissy did not care if the attention she got from her mother was good or bad, as long as Rose acknowledged that she was there.
The desire for high status and luxurious life is what draws Myrtle into establishing a relationship with Tom. Consequently, this decision of hers highly damages the relationship between her and Gorge, eventually leading to her death and ultimately loss of happiness. Myrtle hopes and desires a rich and famous life. This we can conclude by her enjoyment in reading gossip books magazines as mentioned in the beginning of the book which displays her hope for the life of “the rich and famous”. Thus, we can interpret that she wants to be with Tom because he has a rich and famous life.
If he felt the sting of my tease, his smiling face didn't show it.’ In the beginning of the story, ‘Hassan never talked about his mother, as if she'd never existed.’ Hassan’s mother abandoned them, it’s quite ashamed for this family. Every child wanted a nice mom. However, he never mentioned his mother. Similarly, consider the line: ‘Hassan's face changed. Maybe not changed, not really, but suddenly I had the feeling I was looking at two faces, the one I knew, the one that was my first memory, and another, a second face, this one lurking just beneath the surface.