She fails Gatsby and doesn 't do the one thing she had to do to make Gatsby happy. All she had to do was tell Tom she didn 't love him and everything would go as planned. She is so dumb, Tom cheats on her all the time but she had the decency to stay with him and still tell Gatsby to his face that she loves Tom too. Tom is a pig and the things he does are disgusting, but Daisy had a chance of retaliation and she didn 't take it. She could have sabotaged Tom, but she sided with his unloyal, ugly, lying character.
Rockefeller used tactics such as vertical integration, using rebates to transport his oil for cheaper prices, and using ruthless methods to eliminate the competition. Rockefellers ruthlessness lead him to be very successful up until his fatal encountered with Ida Tarbell. Ida Tarbell was an American muckraker(reformed American journalist)whose father had been put out of the oil business by Rockefeller. Tarbell later gained fame from exposing some of the wrongdoings J.D. Rockefeller performed.
Gatsby’s actions, and words demonstrate a clear obsession with Daisy that seems to have no end. In the story, Gatsby is at the first portrayed as a great man, until later the book goes on and his true colors and motives are revealed. As Gatsby invited Tom over to talk, he explains how all he wants is to have Daisy tell Tom that she had never loved him. In response “‘I wouldn’t ask too much of her’” I (Nick) ventured. ‘You can’t repent the past.’ ‘Can’t repeat the past?’ He (Gatsby) cried incredulously.
The Great Gatsby is a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald that highlights the American Experiment, which depicts the power that the individual’s choice over their lives. Gatsby does a good job at showing us a story archetype that reminds one of the ancient Greek tragedies, such as Antigone, or the more recent Romeo and Juliet. Star-crossed mortals, doomed to die. But oh, do they leave such a good story for those with a bit more time left on our clocks. Romance, mystery, death, murder, wealth, power, and more.
The symbols in The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald is a highly symbolic book on 1920s America, in particular the fall down of the American dream in a period of materialism and idealism. And also, which was known as the Roaring Twenties. The book basically talks about a tragic story between Gatsby, a “New Money” gentleman and Daisy, a noble girl from “Old Money”. And also, the author tries to transform some ideas to the readers by using some symbolic examples, such as, the green light, Doctor T.J.Eckleburg’s eyes and Gatsby himself. Fitzgerald use The Great Gatsby to show the social situation of America and the real psychology of Americans.
Doug causes trouble within the institution. His actions have caused commotion by nearly cancelling the play and his frank ways of communication have sparked discussion with characters and also readers. With Doug’s way of speech, he causes reactions or actions towards people. In Cosi Doug is the one to ignite the final confrontation between Lewis and Lucy by mentioning to Lucy about Julie “You’ve been shagging Julie and yet your girlfriend is really attractive”. Even though the information that Doug tells Lucy is false, it results in Lucy confessing her affair with Nick.
In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby, main character Jay Gatsby is blinded by the fantasy of transforming himself into a famous figure of wealth and social status and, as a result, winning over his love, Daisy. When Gatsby fails to reach these goals, his fantasy world comes crumbling down. Therefore, Gatsby is essentially an idealist who is destroyed by his inability to accept reality. Gatsby’s
As the novel progresses, Nick becomes friends with a man named Gatsby, who is viewed as a mysterious figure to outsiders. Nick finds out his second cousin once removed, Daisy was once in love with Gatsby. Unfortunately for Gatsby, Daisy was more focused on money and the social power, so when he went to war, she did not wait for him, and instead married Tom Buchanan who had lots of “old” money. This shows the moral decay of society because Daisy left a man she loved (Gatsby) because she could not wait for him and he did not have the money. The name Daisy itself shows moral decay because in the novel the color yellow symbolizes moral decay.
I used persuasion in the method of asking question in the text in order to make Daisy feel sorry for herself from what she have done regarding her actions. These questions also motivated Daisy to leave Tom due to his rude and dishonest traits. The text also shows, reflects and focuses on revealing and showing Nick’s character in the play and viewing his thoughts about other characters like Gatsby, Daisy and Tom. Moreover, the text also draws my interpretation of Nick’s character in the novel. Word Count: 167 Task: Dear Daisy, How did you have the strength to leave without attending Gatsby’s funeral?