Gatsby has been obsessed with Daisy, and ready to do everything in order to get back her love, even if he needs to do illegal stuff to earn his wealth to reach her status. But Myrtle is completely different from Gatsby; she is so obsessed with being in a high social class that she would do anything in order to reach her goal even if she needs to cheat on her husband. Gatsby very quickly fell in love with Daisy but due to his lower class status never could marry her. "She never loved you, do you hear? She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me.
Jordan Baker is a very famous golfer and wealthy woman. However, she is a cheat not in just golf, but at life as well. Nick Carraway, the narrator of the novel, describes her as “incurably dishonest” (Fitzgerald 158) She uses men for her own sexual pleasure which is evident through the quote “insolent smile turned to the world and yet satisfy the demands of her hard, jaunty body.” (Fitzgerald 158) Her social position and wealth makes her very attractive to many men. However, during Gatsby’s party, Jordan hangs out with Nick and Nick senses a start of their relationship with one
She loves him for what he stands for: privilege, wealth, affluence, social acceptability, class, and the finer things of life. She is an example of why the American Dream is foolish because the things that matter to her happiness are temporary; the things she strives for don’t ultimately lead to true happiness. Additionally, the book portrays Gatsby’s parties, characteristic of the 1920’s, as examples of hollow decadence. The parties were filled with alcohol (which at the time was an illegal substance), dancing, rich
The Great Gatsby:Character Analysis 1.Daisy isn 't one of the nicest characters in the book, money is a big priority for her and she lets others take the fall for her. Gatsby sums her up very well in a few words by saying “her voice is full of money..” (Fitzgerald 120) and letting everyone know she is very materialistic. Daisy is very selfish she thinks Gatsby asks too much of her when all he wants is her love. She is also a bad mother and uses her daughter, Pammy as something to show off at parties rather than taking care of her she says things to Pammy like “how do you like mother 's friends” (Fitzgerald 117). Daisy Later shows how she loves attention and playing games with Tom and Gatsby by not picking who she wants to be with, at a party she said to Gatsby “that she loved him and Tom Buchanan saw” (Fitzgerald 119).
Paul 's mother Hester can be described as bitter at best. She was a pretty woman but that was as far as her beauty went. She did not really love her three children, but felt the need to keep up a sick facade of being a good rich mother. She lived a double life and valued keeping up her social position so much so that she felt the need to have servants despite not having the finances to do so. She also irritably claimed that the reason they had no money was because the kids ' father and her husband was an unlucky man.
In “The Necklace”, Mathilde Loise was a beautiful woman who envied those of the lavish lifestyle. She married an ordinary man despite her beauty because she lacked a dowry. Mathilde got the opportunity to go to an evening reception and borrowed a diamond necklace from a rich friend, Mme. Forestier. However, she lost the necklace.
At first, Daisy Buchanan is viewed as a sweet young girl, but she was later revealed as a extremely manipulative and mischievous character. She is only interested in men that were very wealthy and was never treated with respect from Tom or Gatsby. Gatsby tried to win her back from Tom by throwing parties and hands her many different gifts, but Tom wouldn't let her be with him, even though he was cheating on her with Myrtle. “In June she married Tom Buchanan of Chicago… he gave her a string of pearls valued at three hundred and fifty thousand dollars” (Fitzgerald 82). This shows that Daisy married Tom simply for the reason that he had money.
Curleys wife struggles with feelings of neglect and seclusion. Not only is she the only girl on the ranch but she is seen as a cheap possession, curleys very own 'toy ' that he gets to control. The other men view her as a tramp since she 's always flirting by "giving the eye" to multiple guys. As well She spends much of her time "looking" for Curley although she is really looking for someone to talk to and to listen to her ; since her very own husband neglects her. The truth is though that she is just incredibly lonely.
The Great Gatsby and Hamlet are indeed similar in which that Hamlet is a member of a royal family and Gatsby is somewhat kind of royalty, technically just rich. They both are in love with a girl, but which no one has approve of. For Daisy is married and Ophelia is from the lower class. Gatsby and Hamlet both possess tragic flaws therefore this will eventually come to their downfall.
McIntyre from the short story “The Displaced Person” displays pride which in turn causes a great deal of trouble on her farm. She hires a worker named Mr. Guizac who completes all of his tasks with a great amount of skill. She lets her pride get in the way when she finds out Mr. Guizac’s white cousin is going to marry one of her black employees. She does not believe in blacks and whites marrying so she takes her anger out on Mr. Guizac. She holds this grudge against him for the rest of his time on the farm.