Similarities Between The Great Gatsby And Daisy's Life

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In my opinion, The Great Gatsby's characters definitely have many similarities to the real people in F. Fitzgerald's life. "He spoke as if Daisy's reaction was the only thing that mattered" (Fitzgerald 143). Jay Gatsby spoke these words to Daisy in F. Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's real life, he was married to a woman named Zelda. Fitzgerald described Zelda by saying this, "I love her, and that's the beginning and the end of everything" (By F. Scott Fitzgerald). Throughout The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald writes using the fictional characters, Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby, but the story contains events from his and Zelda's real lives. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a fictional dramatized novel. The story involves the main character Jay Gatsby and his attraction to his love interest Daisy Buchanan (Jay Gatsby). In the story the narrator, Nick Carraway, moves to West Egg on Long Island. He then lives next door to the main character Jay Gatsby. Carraway follows Gatsby around throughout the story, as Gatsby tries to win back the married Daisy Buchanan. It has been said that Daisy is being partially based on…show more content…
Some similarities that occurred in both Fitzgerald and Gatsby lives were the poor background military background. Both Gatsby and Fitzgerald both grew up in a poor house hold. Their parents were not making that much. Money to live off of, leaving them to learn to manage and cope with different situations. Also, both Gatsby and Fitzgerald both were a part of the U.S. Army. Some differences that occurred in the stories were how Gatsby' scar hit someone, and Fitzgerald was not in an accident. Also, the two love stories between Zelda and Fitzgerald and Daisy and Gatsby. In The Great Gatsby, Gatsby does not end up with Daisy; however Fitzgerald does end up with
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