Examples Of Daisy Buchanan In The Great Gatsby

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Imagine, all of a sudden, your past lover pops into your life again, wanting you to forget about your spouse and child and start a new life with them. In the famous American novel, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jay Gatsby constructs an elaborate plan to have Daisy Buchanan meet him after five years had past, as if it happened to be coincidence. Gatsby gets in touch with people who are related to Daisy to join in his plot to get Daisy to meet Gatsby without Daisy’s husband, Tom, knowing. During the five years, Gatsby transforms himself from a penniless, poverty-stricken man into a filthy rich, wealthy gentleman in order to have countless parties to hopefully get Daisy to come and reconnect with him. Fitzgerald reveals Gatsby’s feelings …show more content…

He was fearful at first because he had not seen her in five years and does not know what to expect: “He’s afraid, he’s waited so long . . . He half expected her to wander into one of his parties, some night . . . But she never did” (79). Gatsby has been planning this for so long that once he found Daisy’s cousin, Nick, he immediately wants to go through with his plan of winning Daisy’s heart. When Gatsby eventually convinces Nick to invite Daisy over to his house, which is conveniently next door to Gatsby’s, Gatsby gets people to go spruce Nick’s house up for the occasion. He wants everything to be perfect as if the arrangement was not planned at all and just a coincidence. Gatsby is so fixated with Daisy to the point that he has all these great parties to hopefully see her one day. Not only this, but he made it his priority to find someone who is friends with Daisy so he drags them into his plan. Gatsby’s dedication to his tactics is unhealthy since he has not moved on and thinks that Daisy is his true love. If she was worth all this trouble, she would have also tried to get into contact with Gatsby if she was still in love with Gatsby as

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