Gatsby 's undenying love for her got to the point where he was borderline stalking since he bought the house in perfect proximity to her house. In chapter 7 Daisy and Gatsby are driving back from the city and Daisy is driving and hits and kills Myrtle. Nick later asks Gatsby who was driving and Gatsby stepped up for Daisy by saying, "Was Daisy driving?" "Yes," he said after a moment, "but of course I 'll say I was." Gatsby 's undying love for Daisy has pushed him towards confessing to a murder that he did not commit.
Much like Gatsby, during the young adult stage of his life, he was a quite poor man who had to create his own prosperity for himself. Amid these destitute years in both men 's’ lives, they fought in World War I and fell in love. For Fitzgerald, the lovely lady’s name was Zelda Sayre. She became his wife, his muse, and his inspiration for Daisy. Drawing from his personal story of meeting and charming Zelda, Fitzgerald formed Gatsby’s and Daisy’s story to match.
Oskar was never content with his wealth, but he loved driving fast cars and going to parties. However, he never cared much about politics, he just loved the parties that came with politics (Roberts 12). In the winter of 1927 Oskar was on a business trip with his father and met Emilie Pelz, and they married on March 6, 1928 (“Oskar Schindler.” survivor stories). Emilie and Oskar’s marriage began on rough times when he spent their dowry on expensive cars and parties. Their marriage began to fail due to his infidelities (Roberts 16-17).
Tom carelessly tells Daisy to go home with Gatsby, because he knows Gatsby is not important for her anymore. They leave in Gatsby's car, then Tom, Nick, and Jordan follow them later. But Daisy and Gatsby have an accident and hit Myrtle Wilson ( Tom’s mistress) When the car hits Myrtle, Daisy is at the wheel. Myrtle’s husband asks around about the car that hit her.Tom says to him that he was
Myrtle’s behavior around money is first displayed in the apartment Tom rented with Nick, Catherine, and the McKees, as she complains to the groups about her husband George’s financial and social shortcomings: “‘Well, I married him,’ said Myrtle, ambiguously. ‘And that 's the difference between your case and mine.’ ‘Why did you, Myrtle?’ demanded Catherine. ‘Nobody forced you to.’ Myrtle considered. ‘I married him because I thought he was a gentleman,’ she said finally. ‘I thought he knew something about breeding, but he wasn 't fit to lick my shoe.’… ‘He borrowed somebody 's best suit to get married in, and never even told me about it, and the man came after it one day when he was out.
Daisy is very materialistic and the only thing she looks for in a man is his riches, further showing how Americans are always looking for money and power. Nick invited countless people to Gatsby’s funeral, but everyone declined leaving only a few limited people at the service including Gatsby’s father, the “owl-eyed” man, a few servants, the minister and Nick himself. Most people only cared for Gatsby when he was living and for the party’s that he hosted at his home. As soon as he had passed away, no one thought twice about it, and even one man explained over the phone that Gatsby had gotten what he had deserved. Most people took advantage of Gatsby, using his wealth to their own benefit, while not being thankful for all he had done before
This bothered Daisy so much because he would always have an affair causing them to keep moving away. Tom then started to have an affair with Myrtle but would never leave Daisy because he claims she is a Catholic girl and it’s against her religion and because Myrtle is poor. When driving home from the day out in the city with Nick, Daisy, Jordan, and Gatsby when he came upon the accident scene of Myrtle. He quickly ran over to her body and continued to ask what happened. When he was told that Myrtle was killed in a hit and run he became very angry at what happened and began to say “The God Damn coward!
Finally, Liusu is able to marry the man she loves, and gains her social status back. Fan Liuyuan recites a poem from the Book of Songs in the novella, "Death, life, separation, with thee there is happiness; thy hand in mind, we will grow old together" (Zhang 149). As Fan Liuyuan interprets, "even there are many difficulties in life we still insist on saying I love you forever" (Louie 39). Many critics have mentioned that Fan Liuyuan lives in Britain most of the time, he is unlikely able to recite the classic poem like this. "However, as a playboy it makes sense that he has memorized these phrases associated with everlasting love and weddings in order to ingratiate himself with women" (Louie 22).
Gatsby talks about his past and how he went to Oxford. Gatsby gets pulled over for speeding but shows a card and the cop leaves him alone. At lunch he meets Meyer Wolfshiem who 's involved in organized crime. Later Nick learns Gatsby is in love with Daisy. He wants to have Nick set him up on a date.
At this stage Daisy longing for pure love and fall in love with Gatsby. And Daisy had said “There’s the kind of man you’d like to take home and introduce to your mother and sister” (F.Scott Fitzgerald”The Great Gatsby”) Though Gatsby was a poor officer and can’t deserve Daisy’s family it’s not difficult to find that Daisy wasn’t playing Gatsby’s love but pursuit the true love sincerely. When Daisy fall in love with Gatsby, Daisy didn’t broke up with he because of Gatsby having to went to overseas. Instead Daisy decided to packing her bag one winter night and go to New York to say goodbye to him. When she was forbidden by family, she wasn’t on speaking terms with her family for several weeks.