Unfortunately, he had to leave Daisy to go to war. After the war, he was determined to find Daisy but five years later, his feelings are not reciprocated; Daisy toys with him, uses Gatsby to make her husband jealous, and allows Gatsby to take the blame for the murder of her husband’s mistress. The most tragic of the three protagonists studied is Jay Gatsby because he demoralizes himself in a futile attempt at expired love, he has few genuine companions, and he cannot let go of the past. Throughout the novel, the contrast between Gatsby's pure past and corrupt future illustrates the degree to which he changes to impress his love, Daisy.
Gatsby had met Daisy five years earlier and has loved her since. But in the past five years, Daisy has married Tom Buchanan and given birth to a young daughter. While Daisy was getting married and moving to East Egg, Long Island, Gatsby has been yearning after her and hoping she would show up to one of his
In the book Gatsby didn’t have any good friends and nick his neighbor had a fairly good small group of friends. When nick and Gatsby finally met each other they became good friends then Nick introduced Gatsby to his friends. Throughout the story Gatsby hangs out with his new found friends they have lots of fun together and they enjoy life but like all friends there is drama and fights. Only this fight wasn’t one that was easily resolved. Like almost all fights it was over a girl this girl's name was daisy.
Her father was a military officer. One day Daisy meet a young man by the name of Jay Gatsby, and they fell in love. Gatsby was then sent to Germany to fight in the war. All the while, Daisy waited on him. She received a letter from Jay telling her that he had no money to get back to her.
In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jay Gatsby had one goal; Gatsby had spent his life trying to get rich and avoid poverty, which he successfully did. However, his goal was to capture the heart of one Daisy Buchanan. At one point, Daisy had been Gatsby's girlfriend. He wanted to marry her, but was sent off to war, World War I. Nick Carraway, the novel's narrator, had come to know Gatsby very well. Nick was Daisy's cousin and lived right next door to Gatsby.
In the story of The Great Gatsby, Nick and Daisy are cousins. Nick lived by Gatsby and he knew but didn 't say nothing. Tom and Daisy are married and have a daughter. Gatsby lives in a mansion. Tom was having an affair with Myrtle Wilson ann Daisy knew something was going on .
She has inexhaustible charm. She is wealthy, with old money, and married to Tom Buchanan. In this novel she met Jay Gatsby, five years before she met Tom, and she fell in love with Mr. Gatsby. In accordance to the novel, Gatsby had joined the military to better himself in order to provide for Daisy. They kept in touch by mail, reminding each other of their love, but when the war escalated the letters stopped.
Daisy “wanted her life shaped now, immediately-and the decision must be made by some force-of love, of money, or unquestionable practicality-that was close at hand” (151). Tom provides security when it came to money and he fit the status quo. Daisy is more concerned about her social status than love. She would rather be high end and classy instead of waiting for someone she loves. Eventually Daisy and Gatsby reunite, but this relationship does not last.
Throughout the Great Gatsby, the theme of idolatry has shown itself in the book as one of the central ideas in the story. As the characters in the book are introduced, we are also introduced to their idols which are shown by the character’s actions. One example is Jay Gatsby, the protagonist of the book. Jay Gatsby is portrayed as a rich millionaire who lives in the West Egg of New York, just right across the one of the idols he worships. That idol is Daisy.
In the present time, Daisy is moved on and married, with a child in a beautiful grand home. Her relationship with Tom can be speculated to be based on her wanting to gain his finances or that he can support her like no one else can. Daisy portrays an idealistic vision of herself, and , throughout the story, shows a selfish and narcissistic persona at times. Daisy and Gatsby
Fitzgerald makes it apparent throughout the novel that Gatsby does everything in hopes to compete against Tom and impress Daisy. For example, Gatsby throws lavish parties every weekend with the hope that Daisy will stumble in, and then they will be reunited and return to their old ways. Additionally, when Gatsby moves to the West Egg, he purposefully purchases an extravagant mansion near the Buchanan’s mansion where he can view their emerald light on his dock. Throughout the duration of The Great Gatsby, Gatsby noticeably envies Tom Buchanan, Daisy’s husband, for seizing the life that Gatsby was not able to achieve. Gatsby longs to return to the passionate relationship they had five years prior and maybe even create a family similar to the family Daisy has with Tom.
It is first observed that Gatsby feels as though wealth is the only way to be worthy of Daisy 's love, and that he believes it is the only reason Daisy even married Tom in the first place, because Tom was a wealthy man who showed interest in her, not because of who he is as a person. His outlook displaying this belief originated in his youth, because of the influence of Dan Cody. Dan Cody was a millionaire who, after meeting Gatsby at a lake while he was still only the son of unsuccessful farmers, employed him for five years and in turn exposed Gatsby to the grand and lavish life that he had never known. Before his encounter, Gatsby’s name was James Gatz but he changed it in order to appear more like the type of people who Cody Would have known. However Nick does in fact state (after hearing the story from Gatsby himself) that “I suppose that [Gatsby] had the name ready for a long time...