How Does Daisy Fail In The Great Gatsby

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Money is just paper currency, yet it tears families apart, brings out the greed in people, and abandons morals. Stained with rapacity, money makes even the strongest fall victim to the dark evils. The valuable necessity can buy every tangible objects available. Society used money as the foundation for the social rankings. Unfortunately many forget that money and status are not the only things in life. They fail to realize they do not make a person who they are. In the novel The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald, a scatterbrained, vain aristocrat becomes absorbed by the shenanigans caused by money. Daisy fails to provide for her family, her friends, and even herself as she is trying to be on the top of the social rankings. Daisy Buchanan is …show more content…

“She's manipulative and cruel but hides it behind her whimsical stare. Gatsby never had a chance. On top of using Gatsby for her own enjoyment, she ends up going back to Tom. After he had openly cheated on her” (Tanner). Gatsby still had feelings for Daisy and she still liked him. Daisy made another empty promise to Gatsby explaining to Tom that she fell out of love with him. Daisy fails to keep her promise and remains married to Tom. Daisy chose to remain in a loveless marriage, so she has an affair with Gatsby to make up for the lack of …show more content…

“While the love between the young Gatsby and the teenaged Daisy seems innocent and true, by the end of the book, it’s tawdry and ruined. Stained by blood, stained by adultery, stained by her equivocations and his shady lies” (Baker). Daisy has soiled their once pure relationship by getting married to someone she does not love. They still claim to love each other and want to continue to see each other. Daisy decides to commit adultery and cheats on her husband. Gatsby and Daisy’s relationship quickly went from innocent to

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