Girls have always wished for a prince charming: that’s Gatsby. Gatsby is like the sprinkles to an ice cream, bright and colorful, like a lion who protects who he loves, and like a hungry eagle that doesn’t stop chasing what it wants. Jay Gatsby shows love and loyalty by making everything he does beneficial for himself and the ones he really cares about. He admits who he was and where he came from, but he did whatever it took to have the future he wanted with his love, Daisy. He is perhaps not loyal to many, but he is loyal to himself and the goals he wants to accomplish.
The day after him and Tom’s argument, Gatsby reassures Nick by believing, “I suppose Daisy’ll call,” (Fitz 154). The ignorant mind of Gatsby allows for him to believe after everything that happened between Tom and Daisy following the death of Myrtle, would let him still have a chance to win over Daisy. The pure obliviousness of this statement displays Gatsby’s unbearable optimism which will ultimately lead to his loss of Daisy and death. Gatsby had many gifts, but his most treasured is his, “extraordinary gift for hope,” (Fitz 2). The power of optimism is both beautiful and dangerous.
Gatsby’s reaction displayed the optimism he bears in pursuance of Daisy’s love. He may even be pleased to see Daisy so overwhelmed, as to him it proves her undying affection for him. Gatsby’s unfazed counterbalance to Daisy’s dewy-eyed exhaustion is laced with pretension over his newly acquired persona. Living up to his self-made greatness has evidently caused him to lose some humanity; he is acting cynically and superficially only to reinforce what he believes makes him worthy of Daisy’s attention. This is proven when he says “‘I want you and Daisy to come over to my house...I’d like to show her around...‘My house looks well, doesn’t it?’” He
In the novel Gatsby and Daisy love each other deeply, but her marriage with an extremely wealthy man gets in the way. At first Daisy makes the strong decision to follow her heart and love Gatsby, despite her marriage. Eventually, Daisy faces a choice of strength, where she follows her heart even though it may lead to difficulty, or the easy road, where she will go back to her passionless marriage for the money. She decides to take the easy way and goes back to Tom displaying how her strength only lasted her so long until she actually had to make a final
Imagine living in a perfect world. Nothing in this world can go wrong, nothing can do you harm, and nothing is out of reach. This is the world of an idealist- a person who forms or pursues ideals unrealistically. Although this philosophy would hold its believer in a constant daze of false happiness, when reality hits, it could be devastating. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby, main character Jay Gatsby is blinded by the fantasy of transforming himself into a famous figure of wealth and social status and, as a result, winning over his love, Daisy.
In a light sleep, Odysseus reveals to the reader he knows the secret Penelope holds, He felt in his heart she knew him already And was standing beside his head. (20.101-102) Up to this point in the epic, the idea that Penelope knows Odysseus’ identity has only been interpreted. Odysseus’ strong feelings are important because he is extremely intelligent. Odysseus’ wit makes it likely his feeling is more than a just a feeling, but he has reasons to believe that his wife is aware of his identity. This scene reassures the audience that Penelope is aware who the beggar truly is because Odysseus feels it himself.
Although chapter four clarified how he was just someone with ambitions to secure the woman he loved. Gatsby wanted to be closer to Daisy and win her love and he did it by first getting closer to Nick Carraway. This further on explains how us as the readers and Nick Carraway are in the same boat of trying to figure out who Jay Gatsby really is. Overall, Gatsby really was a lover. He loved Daisy with all his heart.
She is faithful, always has dinner ready, and is available for Troy’s nighttime pleasures when ever he pleases. From the readers point of view, it is obvious that Rose is too good for Troy, but Rose constantly is faithful to Troy. This shows a special aspect of marriage and the relationship between Troy and Rose. It shows the level of commitment it takes to be in a marriage, but it also show the lack of commitment and gratitude that could be in a marriage. Troy ends up cheating on Rose, because he began to take what he had for granted.
(6.132)” Therefore, In Gatsby and Nick’s relationship, Gatsby does not have to hide and is able to allow his true identity to be seen. The relationships between the characters shape their identities in The Great Gatsby in various ways. The way that Gatsby is willing to change his name and his self just because of the loving relationship he wants with Daisy. It is also shown through the way that Myrtle would change the way she holds herself when she is with Tom, in contrast to when she is with her Husband. Gatsby’s true identity of himself is shown through his relationship with Nick because of the trust which he had built in his friend.
Austen's Pride and Prejudice book shows the differences and similarities of the marriage relationships in the 18th century, through the marriage relationships of Charlotte, Lydia, Jane, and Elizabeth. Jane naturally found someone to marry, her attractive beauty and joyful character helped her easily attract Bingley to her. Young Lydia got married to Wickham, but she did not know anything about marriage yet. Elizabeth fell in love with Darcy because she realized that he is a special person. On the other hand, Charlotte married Mr. Collins because she was looking to be secure.