Examples Of Daisy In The Great Gatsby

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Gatsby wasn’t happy or healthy until he was with Daisy, but he did use money to cover it up. Gatsby was a rich and healthy man, or was he? Gatsby had many lives that was unknown about him. Gatsby believed that he was going to be wealthy and he was going to get everything that he wanted, including Daisy. "Her voice is full of money," says Gatsby about Daisy. He was successful very at getting money, but was never truly rich. Gatsby has always had his eyes set on making the most money he could, he never lived in the present. Since Gatsby never lived in the present he did things permanently. When Gatsby was around he never was really popular and didn’t have many friends; he decided to change that for good by making a lot of money. He always …show more content…

As Daisy says about Gatsby, "And I hope she'll be a fool — that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool." (Daisy). Gatsby would always invite Daisy to these parties in the hopes that she would actually come to one of them. He would also use money to see if she would come to him that way but she wasn’t falling for it and she’s not like one of the other girls. Marius Bewley says that the green light represents his faith, "An image of that green light, symbol of Gatsby's faith, burns across the bay,"(Bewley 24). Since the green light represents Gatsby’s faith, it is hard for him not to believe in it and reach for it. In a way, the green light represented assurance, and he relied on it …show more content…

Later in the book, the green light starts to relate to Daisy even more as he desires for her to be his wife. "If it wasn't for the mist I could see your home across the bay. You always have a green light that burns all night at the end of your dock,"(Gatsby 98). Gatsby wants to eventually reach for the green light and grab it, get ahold of it, and wants to spend the rest of his life with Daisy. As Marius Bewley states, "For Gatsby, Daisy does not exist in herself. She is the green light that signals him into the heart of his ultimate vision,"(Bewley 19). In Gatsby’s eyes the green light is the future of him and Daisy spending the rest of his life with her, if he associates Daisy with the green light, then he obviously wants her to be in his perfect life later on with

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