Daisy matured to be with other men while Gatsby spent his whole life and wealth searching for Daisy. The purest form of love shown in this novel was came from George Wilson. His jealousy was shown when he killed Gatsby assuming he was his wife’s lover. Although the guilt was too much for him and he killed himself to be with Myrtle, his wife. These two men are very different, one searching for his lady out of lust, and one killing a man out of jealousy.
Daisy is miserable being married to Tom but stays with him anyways cause she is worried what will happen. Also, Jay Gatsby has always loved Daisy Buchanan, and thinks that she will fall for him once she sees how successful he has become. On the other hand Nick doesn’t have much but is happy with what he has and falls in love with a Jordan Baker and doesn’t care if he is rich or not. So in reality it doesn’t matter if you’re rich but if you’re happy. In conclusion, The Great Gatsby is a work of fiction by F. Scott Fitzgerald which includes detailed characters, an exploration of universal themes about money and happiness, and the writings of an author with a very interesting life and influence for his writing.
The Civil War African American men and women roles in the civil war Name Affiliation Date Introduction In 1861, most African American men welcomed the beginning of the civil war when Confederate forces attacked Fort Sumter in South Carolina after the inauguration of the U.S president Abraham Lincoln. Most of the African American men served as guards for railways and bridges, scouts and spies in addition to their participation in the war fighting troops (Smith, 2002). Because of the suffering at home, thousands of the enslaved African American women began the transition to freedom and began new lives regardless of the horrors of the civil war (Blanton and Wike, 2002). Most of the African American women also disguised themselves as men and
The narrator of the novel is Nick Carraway, a former soldier whom is now selling bonds in New York. This novel has become significant because it has given us a deeper outlook into human nature and what one will do to reach their American Dream. In this novel, James Gatz’s goal, aka Jay Gatsby, is to become rich, make something of himself and marry Daisy in order to improve his social status. He does end up becoming very rich, but not without compromising his morals. People have been duped by Gatsby’s prosperous image that they do not see him as anything but the embodiment of greatness.
Tom Buchanan is a major character in the book. He is the husband of Daisy Fay, who is the object of Jay Gatsby’s desire. Daisy describes him as “brute of a man, a great, big, hulking physical specimen” Tom was an extremely narcissistic, pompous, and egotistical, individual who would try to use his wealth and power as a way to escape consequences because of his actions. Tom first shows us his true colors by revealing his affair on Daisy with a woman named Myrtle. Myrtle and Tom first met on a train while she was on her way to New York.
By Rockefeller performing this act, he became the nation’s robber baron. To start with, John D. Rockefeller started his entrepreneurship thinking about what could provide him with wealth. On the other hand, Rockefeller was excluding the consideration of the economy’s life and the disadvantages that could come from his invention. The clever businessman knows the high demand for oil and is willing to do anything to exceed his goal.
Tom Buchanan and Jay Gatsby are both madly in love with Daisy Buchanan. One way Gatsby shows his love for Daisy is by arguing with Tom about who Daisy should go with and for say that he feels as if he is already married to her. This shows that Gatsby is truly in love with Daisy. By doing this Gatsby points out that he cares about her and that she should leave Tom. One way Tom shows his love for Daisy is by protecting her, like when he shifts the blame of Myrtle’s murder
Romeo and Juliet is arguably one of the most influential pieces of writing in history. Published in 1597 and introduced major themes and motifs that would recur throughout literature since it was published. The story is about two lovers from rival families, their love is so powerful they end up both committing suicide because their love drove them to. The theme of love is arguably the main theme of the story. Love is what the story pivots on.
Gatsby’s actions, and words demonstrate a clear obsession with Daisy that seems to have no end. In the story, Gatsby is at the first portrayed as a great man, until later the book goes on and his true colors and motives are revealed. As Gatsby invited Tom over to talk, he explains how all he wants is to have Daisy tell Tom that she had never loved him. In response “‘I wouldn’t ask too much of her’” I (Nick) ventured. ‘You can’t repent the past.’ ‘Can’t repeat the past?’ He (Gatsby) cried incredulously.
However, despite having a strong attachment to the book, readers’ opinions often change by the time they come to the end of it. The Great Gatsby refers to a self-driven man, often viewed as a notable figure by the well-established rich people around him and who is relentless in his pursuit for winning Daisy (Gross, 162). Gatsby risks everything in the process of achieving his goals, thus representing his determination. However, at the end of it all, opening one’s eyes to the reality of a different personality, proving that Mr. Gatsby is not so great after all. Fires lit in the wrong way have the possibility to burn even the hands of the igniter.