The Influence Of Love In The Great Gatsby

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Throughout a lifetime, people endure the values of finding love and experience the hardships of the incluence of society. In the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, the main character Janie Starks undergoes the search for love by being in a relationship with many men throughout her life. In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jay Gatsby a wealthy man is continously trying to get the attention of his long lost love, Daisy Buchanan. In both novels, the characters experience the journey of finding love and also experience the hardship of the influence of society. Even if it ends badly, love is worth it. In the novel The Great Gatsby, the character Jay Gatsby longs for the love and loyalty of his long love Daisy Buchanan. He struggles with gaining her love because she is married to Tom Buchanan but he is willing to try to revive the love that they once shared five years ago. Mr. Gatsby speaks with Jordan Baker who is best friends with Daisy about how he would appreciate it if Nick Carraway (Daisy’s cousin) would invite them both over to his house to meet again. Jordan says to Nick “He wants to know, continued Jordan, if you’ll invite Daisy to your house some afternoon and then let him come over” (F. Scott Fitzgerald 78) Jay Gatsby wants to reunite with Daisy because he wants to rekindle their past and fall in love with her again. Jay is so in love with Daisy that he uses Nick’s house to see her once again. Jay sends Daisy a letter shortly
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