His love with women was for either physical needs or money. What tied he and Daisy together was their greed for money. His constant affairs with other women already indicated that he did not eve care about how Daisy felt. Ridiculously, he said he “love Daisy and once in a while I got off on a spree and make a fool
People who get emotional and get overwhelmed by someone's wealth must extremely admire them. As stated by Pinterest and shown by Fitzgerald, people getting overwhelmed by their emotions is bad. The characters throughout the story act on their emotions before thinking. In The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald, to get Daisy's attention Gatsby uses his money to satisfy his desire for her. These emotions can often lead to harmful actions or violent.
In this book, Gerald gets abused by his drunk father. He wants to get rid of him, but Monique, the mother is very loyal to Jordan and defends him. This makes Gerald’s life miserable, and the only thing that brings a smile to his face is his step-sister, Angel, whom he possesses and cares for. Therefore, referring to some parts, and experience as a person, I can state that loyalty doesn’t always go both ways. Many people do not care if loyalty doesn’t return to them.
Gatsby later tries to reconnect with Daisy, much to the dismay of Tom. Fitzgerald utilizes the characters of Gatsby and Tom to create parallels and highlight certain characteristics in both men. Tom and Gatsby are similar in that they both are very wealthy and love Daisy, each in their own way. While they share this similarity, there are a myriad of differences between the two. Tom is a racist, is part of the old money society, and does not face judgement for his actions.
Once Lucretia got ill, Garfield began to see life with out her and was willing to trade anything to keep her with him. According to Milliard, Garfield made his mistakes in his marriage but he loved his wife no matter the circumstance. Garfield’s relationship with his wife was awkward because of the mixed emotions during the beginning. Their relationship was difficult because of the dark times the couple faced. Even through the bad times, it was full of love because his change of heart and his distress for his wife.
With this quote, Fitzgerald shows external conflict and how everything has to be perfect and look expensive to impress Daisy. This is showing that Daisy only likes men with money. Secondly, Fitzgerald identifies a conflict that Tom faces with several woman. Tom is married to Daisy, however, his mistress is myrtle. “'I want to see you,' said Tom intently.
Martha the significant other of George uses manipulation and intimidation to push her husband to have greater success. George is more reserved then Martha tends to be. He makes rude comments, but you can understand that Martha most definitely wears the pants in their relationship. Again both these women live through their husbands success and since George is not a a very successful man, Martha finds away to live through other men because she cannot have success herself due to the time period when women weren't really aloud to have much of a say with anything. Martha learns of Nicks accomplishments one of those being in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf Martha is very impressed that Nick had received his masters at such a young age.
He illegally smuggled alcohol to gain riches and win back his true love, which ultimately resulted in his heart being broken when she chose her husband over him. This heartache cut deep and had a major influence on Gatsby and his actions leading to his defeat. Love is always followed by a price to pay as seen with the characters of Gatsby and Othello. With Othello we see his love for his wife though his affection and his jealousy. This jealousy brought out by him was made quite evident to the rest of the characters in the play, “Oh, beware, my lord, of jealousy!
Giving him that money pissed me off. I was mad at myself but even madder at Dad. He knew I had a soft spot for him the way no one else in the family did, and he was taking advantage of it” (209). Although getting played by her father, Jeannette learns a valuable lesson about managing money and how to be strong. We see in the end of the book that almost
Desire can be Helpless People are helpless, when they are caught by desire, precisely like the character Gatsby in Fitzgerald's novel, “The Great Gatsby”. Fitzgerald would agree this as Gatsby falls in love with a married women, Daisy, and is helpless due to the adoration he has for her. Through the story the reader finds Gatsby eager to do anything for Daisy as he stands up to protect her or uses his willpower towards and for her. Daisy is also helpless as she contributes her old love for him, but the thought of her family replaces him. Due to the actions taken by the characters in The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald would agree upon the helplessness of desire.