and he makes all decisions for her without even knowing what's going on in her life. Mr. Capulet is the most responsible for Romeo and Juliet’s death because he didn't respect Juliet’s thoughts , he was selfish, and he kept the feud going between the families. Social status. That's all Mr. Capulet was thinking about when he arranged the marriage between Juliet and Paris. When the two families were on good terms with the Prince Mr. Capulet thought “She hath not seen the change of fourteen years, Let two more summers wither in their pride, pass by Ere we may think her ripe to be a bride.”
Gatsby's obsession with the green light leads him to forget morals by hiding his true identity from everyone, participating in an affair, and stepping on others to get what he wants. Gatsby remains a reserved and seemingly untouchable figure because he isn’t proud of who he once was. While this lying protects his dignity, Gatsby still kisses accepted morals goodbye and lies to the whole public about his identity. Even one of the guests at his party can tell something about Gatsby is off. The partier, who received a very unusual party gift from Gatsby, says, "'There's something funny about that fellow that'll do a thing like that…
Gatsby ultimately becomes enemies with Tom because he is a bootlegger and makes his relationship with Daisy all too clear to see. He accepts an insincere dinner invitation which angers Tom even more because he begins to realize there is something going on between Gatsby and his wife. This aggressive and unfriendly relationship between Gatsby and Tom proves that Gatsby is foolish because he does not think of the consequences for his actions in the long run if Tom finds out. He made little to no effort to hide it and Daisy does not help. Gatsby also tells many lies (mostly to Nick) throughout the course of the novel.
When Gatsby returned, he was very disappointed to find out that she married someone else. In hopes to get Daisy's attention, he bought a very nice house across the bay from her and threw lavish parties hoping she would attend. After years of parties and no sighting of Daisy, Gatsby went
Though she was physically beautiful, inside she was ungrateful and had a very spoiled nature. Her actions towards her husband display her unappreciative personality. When she received the invitation to the party her husband got from work, she did not even show any gratitude or thankfulness towards her husband. According to the story, her husband says, “Why, darling, I thought you 'd be pleased. You never go out, and this is a great occasion.
“[Gatsby] put his hands in the coat pockets and turned back eagerly to the house, as though my presence marred the sacredness of the vigil. So I walked away and left him standing there in the moonlight-watching over nothing” (Fitzgerald 153). It confirms that Gatsby will never truly get Daisy; she will never leave Tom for him. Since, Gatsby is blind to the fact that she does not love him the way he loves her, he believes that Daisy will leave Tom for him.
In contrast, The peasants mean nothing to him because they’re not worth of any value. The ignorance comes from Prospero’s delusional views of the world. As said before, Prospero doesn’t do anything because he looks the world through a different perspective. It ties in with his selfishness because since the Red Death has not affected him and instead ignores the harsh reality and lives in his own fantasy. “The prince had provided all the appliances of pleasure.
Impact of Love and Money in The Great Gatsby “ There are people so poor the only thing they have is money.” The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is about a guy named Nick Carraway who moves to West Egg in search of a better life. Nick becomes friends with his neighbor, Jay Gatsby, and later on finds out that he had a past relationship with his cousin, Daisy Buchanan. Daisy left Gatsby for her husband Tom Buchanan because he was rich. Gatsby became a bootlegger and got a mansion across from her house.
Tom’s and Gatsby’s party differed in almost every aspect possible. While Tom’s party was a small party to assert his dominance to his mistress and friends, Gatsby’s party was to lure and impress the love of his life. Tom’s party displayed his snobby old money ideals by not spending much money and effort, while Gatsby’s party symbolized new money with its excessive and flaunting spending and grandiose show. The level of intimacy at both parties differed significantly. Despite Tom’s party being small, it was far from intimate with all the guests budging into all conversations, Nick couldn’t even have a talk with Catherine long enough without Ms. Mckee budging in.
This is because Tea Cake does not care about the money all he wants is to make life as pleasurable as possible, for both Janie and himself. In comparison, Logan’s ambition in life is to earn money and live a boring and safe life. Tea Cake is immature compared to Logan and that is because not only do their personalities clash, but they have differentiating goals and, thus, must act in contrasting ways. This shows that aspirations are a factor of maturity, not age.
Some say Jay Gatsby is a horrendous criminal that cares only for his greed for wealth. Others say his criminal actions are justifiable because it is to attain Daisy. Does Gatsby deserve pity or is he a greedy scumbag that deserved his fate. Gatsby is worthy of pity because he is selfless and moral throughout the novel. Gatsby is selfless because he only cares about Daisy and only got wealthy to be with Daisy.
Dexter and Gatsby have much in common including their past, their rise to wealth, and a significant woman present in their lives. Dexter and Gatsby have similar characters and their stories reflect one another in their separate texts. There were emotions displayed by both characters in their respective stories, however the emotion that was exhibited the most by both Gatsby and Dexter was lust. Lust is responsible for driving Gatsby and Dexter’s decisions throughout both of their stories. Gatsby’s entire life is centered on obtaining Daisy’s love and having her for himself.