"I 'll say it whenever I want to! Daisy! Dai——"Making a short deft movement Tom Buchanan broke her nose with his open hand. (2.124-6) After Tom’s treatment towards Myrtle makes us readers to understand that for him Myrtle is just another affair. Despite this awful scene their affair continuous due to the fact that Myrtle is obsessed with the plan of escaping from her marriage.
Part of the American dream is finding love and raising a family. Gatsby’s hard work was fueled by the dream of Daisy. Gatsby had never loved a girl like this one. He was so infatuated with her that he even said, “Her voice is full of money," (Fitzgerald). Gatsby loves his money and ultimately just to hear her voice brought extreme emotion to him.
That’s what I get for marrying a brute of a man, a great, big, hulking physical specimen of a ——” (Fitzgerald 16). When Daisy says this it shows the readers that she is truly unhappy and doesn’t like being with someone like Tom. This also has an underlying meaning, Just like Tom never meant to physically hurt her he didn't mean to emotionally hurt her either. Many people used others just to get what they wanted. Daisy used Tom for this, even when she didn’t want to be with him, and the consequences such as pain were not necessarily worth the reward of money.
Happiness, one of the hardest words to define. To some people, they believe that they need a lot of money to be happy. While on the other hand, others think having many friends or being with your family is the way to happiness, not money. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s book The Great Gatsby, a man named Jay Gatsby believes that if he has a lot of money and living extravagantly that he is able to buy happiness which is his love for Daisy. And also Myrtle who demonstrates this by having an affair with Tom so he could buy everything she wants.
“Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the one we marry.” Many people believe that is how a marriage should work but that is not the case for Tom and Daisy Buchanan’s marriage in The Great Gatsby. The Great Gatsby is a novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald where the narrator tells a story of a man, Jay Gatsby, trying to win back an old flame, Daisy Buchanan, by becoming rich and trying to fit in her social class. Tom and Daisy are two main characters in the story that have a complicated relationship where no one understands why they are still together when they show that they do not want to be together through their actions. Understanding Tom and Daisy’s relationship involve looking at their origins
When Gatsby talks about his relationship with Daisy and why he liked her so much he says “It excited him too that many men had already loved Daisy--it increased her value in his eyes” (Fitzgerald 149). Gatsby may have liked Daisy to a certain extent but when he saw other men with her he realized that if he could have her they would all be jealous and or respect him more. When Gatsby couldn’t have her he made it his goal to get her anyway he could. Gatsby in the end only wanted Daisy because she represented something he wasn’t able to obtain, like all other things in his life. This idea that having either multiple women or one that no one else could have it shown in the actions of Benny McClenahan.
Daisy is in love with Gatsby, but as war comes Gatsby has to serve his role in it. Daisy could simply wait for Gatsby to come home after the war, but Gatsby comes from a less wealthy family. She meets Tom, the heir of wealthy family, and she marries him. They have such a large desire to keep their money and status that they use others as if they’re there to serve them. An example of this is, once again, how Daisy uses Gatsby to get away with killing Myrtle.
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. In conclusion, The Great Gatsby is a work of fiction by F. Scott Fitzgerald which includes detailed characters, an exploration of universal themes about money and happiness, and the writings of an author with a very interesting life and influence for his writing.
He kept hoping and dreaming that one day she would fall in love with him again, but the dream of Daisy ended when he was shot and killed by George Wilson. Rather than enjoying his life and living it for himself, he let his need to impress Daisy overrun his life. This led him to be very unhappy.
Daisy lost her chance for a happy life and she realizes this when Jay overwhelms her with his expensive, elegant shirts. All the charisma that Gatsby puts on display to impress daisy is an illusion to get her to leave tom, however when daisy discovers the reality of Gatsby’s past and his bootlegging crimes, she