Difference Between Love And Wealth In The Great Gatsby

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In the novel, “The Great Gatsby” there was a constant battle between love and wealth. Was love enough? Did you need to have more money? It depend on what you believed or how you were raised. Money had all the power, you flaunting your money, by wearing the nicest clothes, having the biggest house, or the location of where you lived. You were either old money, new money, or no money. This mattered too many, but then there was the others that cared about love and worked for happiness. To some love was love and that 's enough. To others love wasn 't enough, whereas wealth filled the missing feeling of love. To some, especially nowadays love is the only necessity needed in a relationship. It 's enough for most but for some like Daisy Buchanan it is not enough. To Daisy, no matter how much love Gatsby had for her, wealth always overpowered it. Daisy was willing to love Gatsby but she was not willing to leave Tom due to his money. Gatsby and Daisy were young lovers but Gatsby was sent off to war leaving Daisy with nothing but the memory of their love. Daisy was a woman of wealth, whereas Gatsby was a man with nothing. After Gatsby returned from the war he found Daisy, the love of his life, had married another man. With this news Gatsby was willing to do whatever it took to get her back. He worked until he had trastic amounts of money he cared nothing about. He threw wild parties, but never attended them, in hope that maybe one day Daisy would come. He did everything in his

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