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  • Gatsby Stupid For Pursuing Daisy Gatsby
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    Was Gatsby Stupid for Pursuing Daisy Gatsby was stupid for pursuing Daisy for many reasons, first of all; in their short history together Daisy had already turned him down, they had not seen each other in five years, and Gatsby was only going on the assumption that Daisy still loved him. Gatsby had held onto his dream of being with Daisy until the end when his life was taken. He built everything he had on this one goal to be re-united with her and it brought him to the high point in his life and...
  • Janie's Love For Tea Cake
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    Virgil said, "Love conquers all things, let us too surrender to love". Most people have experienced the overwhelming feeling of love, thereby understanding that in the end, nothing will stand in its way. Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, Yzierska's Bread Givers, and Hurston's Their Eyes were Watching God, and dorm life show that love truly conquers all obstacles. In The Scarlet Letter, love conquers the pressures of society, while in The Great Gatsby, love overcomes ...
  • Daisy In Gatsby's Eyes
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    In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, many people of the high social status such as Tom, Myrtle, and Nick wonder if Gatsby is truly in love with Daisy, or if he is in love with what Daisy, herself, represents. Gatsby's whole life is based on trying to win Daisy's love. But does Gatsby ever think about how it would be if he did win her back? He is so caught up with the illusion of love that he doesn't really think about how his life will be, if he were to win Daisy's love back. Truly, he wou...
  • True In The Great Gatsby
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    The Great Gatsby When Hamlet said, "Frailty thy name is woman", he was making a statement about women in general, based on the actions of his mother. We can see that this expression also holds true in The Great Gatsby. The most similar characters in the two books would likely be Queen Gertrude from Hamlet, and Daisy Buchanan from The Great Gatsby. Both of these characters are so in love with themselves that they seem not to care about others, or how their actions will affect them. Daisy, for exa...
  • Daisy In Terms
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    Edith Wharton's "The House of Mirth" mainly describes the need of a woman to be married to a wealthy man and how she attempts to find the most appropriate suitor. "The House of Mirth" also observes the tedious physical and mental decline of a young woman who, because of her own weakness and indecisiveness, falls from social distinction into poverty and griminess. The story presents a cruel measure of reality and ends quite sadly. Instead of marrying and living happily, Lily weakens slowly and co...
  • Most Unnerving Part Of Daisy's Entire Character
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    The Great Gatsby: Daisy's Love In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, the character of Daisy Buchanan has many instances where her life and love of herself, money, and materialism come into play. Daisy is constantly portrayed as someone who is only happy when things are being given to her and circumstances are going as she has planned them. Because of this, Daisy seems to be the character that turns Fitzgerald's story from a tale of wayward love to a saga of unhappy lives. Fitzgerald portray...
  • Daisy Back To The Point Of Time
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    efforts in this book are focused on trying to bring him and Daisy back to the point of time before he joined the army, except this time he has enough money for her. 'She never loved you, don't you hear?' he cried. 'She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me. It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved any one except me!' He wanted to repeat the past and have it exactly the way it was before he joined the army. She wasn't willing to risk her social...

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