All she wanted from a man is money, not love. She gave up with Gatsby and chose Tom since Tom could offer her the extravagant life she accustomed to. As Gatsby became rich, she felt then regretted and accepted Gatsby immediately. She never actually loved neither of them. She had an affair with Gatsby while she already married Tom.
During her youth, Daisy fell in love with Gatsby, but ended the relationship with him after World War 1 because of Gatsby’s financial situation which he was poor. So instead she ended up marrying Tom, who was very wealthy and would be able to provide Daisy a luxurious lifestyle. But Gatsby truly believed in his heart that Daisy would leave Tom now that Gatsby is wealthy. When Gatsby implied, “ She never loved you, do you hear?… She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me.
Maybe because her ex-husband still lives his life the same way he did with her; unfaithful. The female in the story is shown as meek and easily taken advantage of, while her husband seems to be as unfaithful and objectifying. Overall the gender roles got switched around. The man is now viewed as the villain and the woman is viewed as the hero of the story. This gives the story its feminist
SE Hinton’s book, The Outsiders is about the relationship between two different social classes seen through the tension between two groups of boys. The story is told through the eyes of Ponyboy, a boy living in Oklahoma in the 1960’s. John Steinbeck’s book, Of Mice and Men is set in the Great Depression of the 1930’s on a ranch in Salinas, California. The book features Lennie Small and George Milton, ranch hands who have been friends for a long time who live with the struggles of working on a ranch during the Great Depression. In Hinton’s and Steinbeck’s novels there are many complex relationships.
The female characters in the novel are generally predictable, but not all of them are necessarily stereotypical. Katerina certainly portrays a stereotype of the unfortunate upperclass woman driven into a frenzy due to a change in socioeconomic position (picture the middle-aged rich white woman that ends up losing her wealth and not knowing what to do with herself when she has to somehow manage life without servants and millions of dollars at her disposal. Similarly, Alyona the Pawnbroker is the stereotypical mean old lady that hoards her wealth, insults everyone, thinks she’s and nobody likes. Elaborating further, Katerina, though somewhat stereotypical, offers a different image of madness to contrast with Raskolnikov.
Daisy only loves money, which is why she ended up with an abusive cheater. Daisy only takes notice of Gatsby, the one who parallels her husband, after she discovers his wealth. Then, when he dies, she doesn’t even attend his funeral. Interesting that this seemingly unloving woman parallels Fitzgerald’s
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
“Myrtle has her affair with Tom due to the privileged world it grants her access”(Wulick). One of the main examples of wealth destroying a character 's life is Myrtle 's story. Myrtle is the wife of a lowly mechanic in the valley of ashes. Myrtle is taken away by the enormity of Tom Buchanan 's wealth and is instantly attracted to him.
All of the characters do something for their own personal gain. On the trip to Jefferson that was supposed to be for Addie, her family members managed to make the trip about themselves. Anse wanted new teeth and a new wife, Vardaman wanted the train, Dewey Dell searched for an abortion, and Cash wanted a gramophone. However, the most selfish of all characters was Addie.
Fitzgerald’s Novel The Great Gatsby shows how Gatsby and Wilson lied to their women about how much money they had. No matter the efforts, they were not the person that their partners fell in love with. So Wilson ends up with an unhappy marriage and Gatsby is only used as a tool for Daisy to get her husband
and he did not attempt to reconcile their relationship. Greed blinded Scrooge because, it replaced not only his compassion but also the most important part of his life; his beloved sweetheart it caused him to only care about the money or dowry which caused him to leave her. This event also proves that the theme is that greed causes us to lose our humanity and our compassions.
F. Scott Fitzgerald uses Tom and Myrtle’s relationship to show how the poor are willing to do anything for money and status, and those of status flaunt their power shamelessly. In the story, Tom is having an affair with Myrtle, the wife of Wilson. “ It’s really his wife that’s keeping them apart. She’s Catholic, and they don’t believe in divorce. Daisy was not a Catholic, and I was a little shocked at the elaborateness of the lie.”
The discontent once again becomes apparent directly before the occurrence of the mortality-inducing car crash that killed Tom’s lover, especially demonstrated with Daisy’s venomous comment to Tom, “‘you’re revolting’”(131). By making this remark, Daisy made indisputably clear the negative sentiments she harbored for her husband. The Buchanan marriage seemed to be crumbling, the romantic facade appeared to finally breaking down to reveal the couple’s incompatibility. Overall, Daisy and Tom’s marriage was a hasty decision that led to both the individuals’ dissatisfaction. Due to her wealth, Daisy especially felt pressured by societal expectations to sacrifice her optimism in order to maintain her position in the Jazz Age hierarchy.
“I’ll turn it down.’ She went out of the room and did nothing to the parlor and came back” (Bradbury, 46). This example shows the large role that the TV played in Mildred’s life. Not even for her ill husband would she turn off let alone turn down a program she was not even actively watching. Place higher value over an inattimate than one 's own spouse is clearly inhumane and lacks compassion.