Examples Of Daisy In The Great Gatsby

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Shallow Dream
(I named it Shallow Dream because Gatsby’s dream is Daisy and Daisy is shallow)

¹“‘I wouldn't ask² too much of her’, I ventured. (3)‘You can't repeat the past³.’
’Can't repeat the past?’ He cried incredulously ‘Why of course you can!’“⁴ (Pg.110)

The Literal Meaning:
¹ The literal meaning of this passage focused on Gatsby's obsession with having a relationship with the idea of Daisy. Gatsby believes that Daisy is the same person he fell in love with, but blinded by his dream, he cannot see the truth.Gatsby is fatally idealistic. He distances himself from his past in terms of his family, but he lives his adult life trying to recapture the past he had with Daisy.

² Nick notices that Daisy is shallow,

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