Going back to the theme of love, Daisy and Tom conspire against Gatsby, framing him for the murder of Myrtle and also being Myrtles lover. There was never any love for Gatsby, coming from Daisy. So the Valley of ashes really just represents every wrong road an individual can go down, literally. Unfortunately, I did not get to appreciate this book more. I was too consumed by watching out for annotation and themes in the book to build a connection with the characters.
Nick has a cousin named Daisy that lives across the bay from him in a massive house. Her husband’s name is Tom Buchanan and had gained ... ... middle of paper ... ...around the United States. He had a butler that would always tell him when a different state was on the phone and it had to deal with his bootlegging business. This period of time was known as the Jazz Age. That was when jazz music and flapper dance became popular.
M... ... middle of paper ... ...atsby. In addition, Gatsby also takes the blame of Myrtle’s death in order to protect Daisy, which results in Gatsby’s death. Similarly, Myrtle loses both her self-respect and life because of her greediness. At first, she starts a relationship with Tom to be rich and her overconfidence that Tom loves her more than Daisy leads Tom to hit her. Further, she also tries to run away from her husband, which causes her death revealing how thoughtless she is.
Most people in today`s time why she would chose her tom cat husband over a man that loves her more than life itself, however you have to remember divorce was looked down upon in the 1920`s. Although I believe Daisy loved Gatsby more than tom, she does have feelings for Tom. I know she has feeling for Tom because Daisy ran his mistress over with a car and it killed her. Although its not stated rather she meant to kill Myrtle, how can a women suspecting her man of cheating not have a clue who the women is? Daisy killing of Myrtle does show some love she
Jay drastically changed his life just to be with Daisy. He loved her so much that he even let her use him as a scapegoat for killing someone. He was murdered because Daisy let him take the blame. Daisy did not even respect him enough to show up to his funeral. The similarities between The Great Gatsby and The Offshore Pirate are the lies used with the people that they love.
The Great Gatsby How can one be so careless? In the novel The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tom and Daisy were both careless in their actions. Their choices affected those around them, in the end killing three people. Tom showed his carelessness by cheating on his wife Daisy, openly showing off his mistress Myrtle, and telling Wilson that Gatsby owned the car that killed his wife. Daisy showed her carelessness by cheating on her husband Tom, openly showing her love for Gatsby in front of Nick and Jordan, and killing Myrtle without stopping like any sane person would.
Tragedy in William Shakespeare's Othello Othello is a unique play that exploits the extent to which a man is willing to make way for his selfish motives. The Othello was written in Elizabethan time, a time when a husband was allowed to murder his wife if his wife is cheating on him, not if he doubts or thinks that his wife is cheating on him. In this play Othello is the main character, who suspects his wife’s honesty. Misusing his man powers, he murders his wife because he thought she was cheating on him, but he wasn’t sure about it. In his/her life, a person should be aware of the people he goes around with.
Their thoughtless behavior carries on through their marriage as they both partake in affairs and emotionally torture their partners. When the Buchanans show their next act of carelessness it results in the death of three people. In “The Great Gatsby”, Tom and Daisy continually show how careless they are and there are many repercussions to their actions. Tom and Daisy Buchanan originally show how careless they are by deciding to get married and having love play a very small role in the decision. Daisy’s love for Jay Gatsby is undeniable, but as he spent many years away from her, the pressure to do something with her life grew.
When she and Gatsby were stationed in Europe during the war, she fell in love with him because he made up a lie about the massive wealth of his family and all the good things he could give to her. It broke her heart when they had to leave each other, not because she loved him, but because she was greedy and loved what he had to offer. This is the main reason why she married Tom later, she couldn 't have the money Gatsby offered her so she took the money Tom offered her instead. Her desire to stay greedy even extends to breaking the law when necessary. When Daisy drives home with Gatsby, after she learns of Tom 's affair with Myrtle, she hits Myrtle and kills her.
With this Adam takes his beloved wife to California, but his wife Cathy is not pleased. Cathy learns about her pregnancy and tries to abort the life within her, yet she fails and gives birth to two twins, Cal and Aron. Cathy being coming from a, demented background, shoots her husband, murders a brothel owner, and then returns to prostitution. Adam’s love for Cathy was not one for simple physical pleasure it was a sincere deep love that one must search long and hard for. Adam covered for Cathy’s attempted murder, and then raised his sons indifferently without much passion; because without Cathy in his life he fell into a slight depression.