Examples Of Daisy Buchanan In The Great Gatsby

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Daisy Buchanan: Heartbreaker or Heartbroken? The Great Gatsby is the best known work of F. Scott Fitzgerald; the Jazz Age of the roaring twenties lends itself to the important themes of the story. Fifteen years after publishing the book, Fitzgerald died thinking he never amounted to anything as it was not appreciated at the time. This time in our nation’s history created many cultural advances in music, fashion, and social etiquette. These new social norms, combined with the prohibition of alcohol resulted in a luxurious, over-the-top, and high-spending lifestyle. One character who embodies all of the characteristics of the “new woman,” is Daisy Buchanan, the wife of Tom Buchanan. In The Great Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan is portrayed by F. Scott Fitzgerald as a woman who is more concerned about her social status and wealth than her morals, but when examined closer, it is evident that she was torn by her idea of love. Daisy Buchanan is a beautiful young woman originally from Louisville, Kentucky. She is Nick Carraway’s cousin and the love of a young, fabulously rich, Jay Gatsby. She is first portrayed as an extremely popular girl among the military officers stationed near her home, including Gatsby (“Daisy Buchanan”). One night she met Gatsby at her house, which eventually led to a blossoming relationship - the two kids were so in love. Before Gatsby was stationed to leave and fighting in the war, the two had made love and Daisy promised to wait for Gatsby to get back. But her
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