The Great Gatsby Compare And Contrast

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While reading The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald, Although Tom and Gatsby are very different people and do not get along, they have a lot in common. Both of these men are in their 30’s, the same age as Nick, and are very wealthy. Tom and Gatsby both are having affairs, Tom having an affair with Myrtle Wilson and Gatsby and Daisy. Tom, on the other hand, also loves Daisy, as does Gatsby. Both men are crushed at the thought of losing Daisy. They apply their will without concern on the consequences. Besides not thinking about the consequences, Gatsby and Tom have very controlling personalities. Gatsby and Tom do not show their mutual hatred until the scene at the hotel. Gatsby and Tom do not accept defeat, such as when Tom gets Daisy back and Gatsby
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