How Is Daisy Presented In The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby The book The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, takes place in the Long Island and New York City in the Early 1920s. The city was divided into West egg that represents new money, and East egg that represents old money. The most significant theme in this book is love and desire. The young character Nick Carraway met Gatsby, who had a crush on Daisy. Gatsby desperately tries to get Daisy’s attention and her precious love by holding numerous parties everyday. He reads newspapers just for a glimpse of Daisy’s name and pictures. However, Daisy does not choose Gatsby and stay with Tom. In The Great Gatsby, characters are driven by love and desire. Both last not long and take a wrong turn. This book shows how Daisy and …show more content…

This is the foreshadowing of how Gatsby will reunite with Daisy and lose her again. Fitzgerald writes that "’It was a strange coincidence,’ I said. ‘But it wasn't a coincidence at all.’ ‘Why not?’ ‘Gatsby bought that house so that Daisy would be just across the bay’” (Fitzgerald 137-140). Gatsby bought that house just because he can see Daisy’s house right across the bay. Not so much a coincidence. Gatsby loves Daisy. This love drives him to do everything he needs to get her attention includes holding the extravagant parties. But Daisy gets way from Gatsby and chooses Tom instead. According to Fitzgerald, "When I said you were a friend of Tom's, he started to abandon the whole idea. He doesn't know very much about Tom, though he says he's read a Chicago paper for years just on the chance of catching a glimpse of Daisy's name." (Fitzgerald, 152) Gatsby creep Daisy for years just to catch a glimpse of her. He knows Nick is Daisy’s cousin, so he can use Nick to call Daisy out for dinner. Gatsby is driven by the love and desire for Daisy. He reads newspaper everyday just to creep on Daisy. However, Daisy does not choose Gatsby at the end. During these five years, Gatsby tries to catch Daisy’s love and

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