The Great Gatsby , written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, was a novel based on the lives of multiple characters involved in love triangles within their group of friends and associates. Not only was there countless acts of adultery that took place in this novel, but also the drama behind what love can do to a single person. In The Great Gatsby affairs were very common among a group of friends and or spouses. It all came to an uproar when Nick Carraway moved to the West Egg near his long distant cousin, Daisy Buchanan (Fitzgerald 8). Daisy is married to Tom Buchanan, who is very rich.
Daisy is described to be loving, gorgeous, funny women. Tom is described as a buff man (Fitzgerald 8). Daisy and Tom have been married for awhile and their marriage is on the rocks. Tom is having an affair with his mistress, Myrtle (Baker). Myrtle is seen as a sociable and essential woman (Baker). Even though Daisy is portrayed as this caring female, she also has a secret like her husband Tom. Daisy is secretly in love with Gatsby (Baker).
Nick and Gatsby join Daisy and Tom at a lunch hosted by Tom at the Buchanan mansion (Baker). It is obvious that Daisy and Gatsby are lovers to Tom (Baker). Gatsby is head over heels for Daisy and she knows it very well (Baker). They had p...
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