How Is Daisy Justified In The Great Gatsby

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She is routinely linked with the color white (a white dress, white flowers, white car, and so on),. Daisy Buchanan is the story’s adored sweetheart in The Great Gatsby. Daisy’s name could be mistaken as an appropriate one with her innoncent and pure flowers but at her center lays the yellow of her moral corruption. While she seems like a perfect lady, there are some hidden problems. Daisy is the one that everyone man desires and every girl wants to be. She is first described as being dressed in all white, sitting on an "enormous couch . . . buoyed up as though upon an anchored balloon . . . her dress rippling and fluttering as if she had just been blown back in after a short flight around the house." (PAGE 11). When first interduced, she …show more content…

The daisy is a mixture of white peltes and a bright yellow inside and these two parts of the flower come together to create a symbolism of love. Daisy is most like the flower in this way as she has two sides, one where she wants true love with Gatsby and the other that is obsessed with money. This main character’s sides, unlike the daisy, do not come together to create a lovely person but rather a selfish lover. Eventually, Daisy declares her love in front of her husband when she tells Gatsby “I love you now—isn’t that enough?(). While Tom seems shocked by this he doesn't act to worried because he knows Daisy need him and his money. As much as the reader wants Daisy to pick Gatsby, she follows her true desire and goes for the Tom, basically the money, instead because she simply could not help it. While Gatsby was in love with her because he thinks of her as his delciate little daisy, he sis in fact understand her attraction to money. He used this knowledge to build an elegant life in order to attract Dasy. This is the reason for all of his fancy over the top parties. He thought all that time that his rich parties with extravagant favors would one day bring Daisy back into his life. This further expressed her corrupt desire for money. Fitzgerald ultimetly sculpted Daisy’s character with the intent for her to represet the same light, purity, and inooncece that the flowers

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