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.
Sometimes, too, he stared around at his possessions in a dazed way, as though in her actual and astounding presence none of it was any longer real” (Fitzgerald 5.112). It is sad that no matter how hard Gatsby tries to win back Daisy, she will not commit to anything. It is for the best, though. They would eventually become miserable if because the only reason they married was because of his money and gifts to her. Daisy’s character teaches readers that they do not have to succumb to people’s ideals of
He lost his beloved one. He uses what he adores to kill another one that he loves. This feeling, this emotion, is just too strong to bare that he lost his hope to live, lost his direction to live on. The fact that he died from cancer is a metaphor that signifies he is tired of this life and ready to take off. Thus, this conveys the message that Mr. Searcy wants to tell in this essay: love and hope are meaningful and essential goals that people live
Admittedly, Caesar could be considered the tragic hero due to his realization of his wrongdoings when he sees Brutus after being stabbed. However, Caesar never fully accepted responsibility for his actions before he died, unlike Brutus. Brutus’s dying words are, “Caesar, now be still. I killed thee with half so good a will (V.v.50-51).” These words confirm that Brutus recognizes that killing Caesar wasn’t the best course of action.
While Romeo and Juliet physically committed the acts that ended their own lives, Nurse and Friar Laurence should be blamed for their deaths. Some people think that Romeo and Juliet were to blame because they were too young to know what love is. Romeo and Juliet loved each other and they could not live without each other so they committed suicide. They are too young to know what love means.
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.
“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past” (Fitzgerald 189). Nick Carraway moves to New York in a search for opportunity and lands a spot in west egg next door to jay Gatsby. Nicks cousin Daisy lives in East egg with her husband tom Buchanan. Daisy’s best friend Jordan Baker falls in love with Nick and spills some news about Tom’s side lover Myrtle. The love triangles continue and stories unfold throughout the novel about Gatsby’s former life.
In the novel, Nick is trying to get his way to the top by befriending all of these wealthy, upper-class people introduced to him by Gatsby. His American Dream, of course, being full of wealth, women, and success. That being said in the movie, Nick is a lovable and sweet character who seems like he could commit no offenses. Not only that but casting Tobey Maguire,seems like the wrong choice as he seemed lifeless and insecure throughout the entire movie. It seemed like the movie was trying to get as many A-list actors and celebrities as they could to fill seats.
Losing someone is a tragedy, which is how each of these books end. In The Great Gatsby, Gatsby ends up being killed and his past lover, Daisy, does not bother to visit him or care for his death. Because of this, the readers feel sympathetic towards Gatsby and how heartbroken he must be if he knew that Daisy never even cared about Gatsby and instead only cared for his money. In The Fault in Our Stars, the tragedy of Augustus’s life being taken away by cancer is not only heartbreaking for the readers, but heartbreaking for Hazel. She is left behind with the pain of living without her true love for the rest of the life time she has left.
Whereas Stanley is a brute guy, who without any problem would destroy past myth and create a new happy generation with his wife, Stella (49). Abbotson says that when the play was premiered after World War II, in a post-Freudian age, many were not pleased with the play 's ending (50). Though it was successful in the eye of the public because of its war references (Blanche 's meetings with soldiers and the lamenting on the war with Stanley and his friends) and therefore it became historically creditable. Moreover, the first director of A Streetcar Named Desire had seen Blanche as the play 's main character, although many critic complained that he sympathized more with Stanley 's
Harry S. Truman once said, “Actions are the seed of fate, deeds grow into destiny”. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby is killed by George Wilson who mistakenly believes that Gatsby Murdered his wife, Myrtle. Jay Gatsby is welcoming, optimistic and innocent of murdering Myrtle Wilson. Because Gatsby is generous, romantic and innocent, he definitely did not deserve his horrible fate. With Gatsby’s fate being two-sided, readers will better understand why Jay Gatsby did not deserve his fate.
In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gatsby is a young man, around thirty years old, who rose from an impoverished childhood in rural North Dakota to become fabulously wealthy. However, he does not belong in the wealthy class. One reason Gatsby doesn't belong in the wealthy class would be how Gatsby manages his money. Gatsby's money did not come from inheritance, as he would like people to believe, but from organized crime. The story takes place during the time of prohibition and Gatsby has profited greatly from selling liquor illegally.
George Bernard Shaw once said, “There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it”. In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald portrays James Gatsby as a man who tries to control love. Eventually Gatsby’s realizes that he cannot control love, and he experiences the desire for his love diminished.