That means Gatsby’s origin of his money is mysterious. But Tom’s money definitely comes from his family. Daisy chooses Tom event if she is in love with Gatsby, because Tom is more socially desired, Gatsby doesn’t have the social status that Daisy wants. Gatsby uses his money to get everything that his thinks Daisy has always wanted in hope to get her back. Gatsby needs to lie to Daisy about his past to convince her that he is worthy for her.
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Critical Lens “We accept the love we think we deserve”, said by George Chbosky. Reiterating that a person will settle for what they think they deserve. If you have a sense of self-worth you will attract those that will respect you, and if you don’t you won’t. Both “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald and “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne prove the accuracy of George Chbosky quote. In “The Great Gatsby”, Mr. Gatsby lives his life trying to capture Daisy’s love after she chose to with a wealthier man.
His wife and his mistress, until an hour ago secure and inviolate were slipping precipitately from his control.”(p.119) Tom knows that Daisy only married him for his money and although she has developed feelings for him, he fears that if he leaves her for Myrtle she will turn to Gatsby. Tom may in fact feel threaten by how Gatsby has such an extravagant house and parties. Tom has been rich all his life and it isn’t until Gatsby shows up does he realize that he might lose Daisy. Because of this Tom tells Myrtle that he and Daisy cannot get a divorce because she is a Christian. It is evident that he is not happy being married to Daisy because he has an affair with Myrtle.
Gatsby, trying his best to attain her love, fails as fate becomes a problem as Wilson murders Gatsby. After Gatsby’s death, Daisy pretends like nothing happened between them moving on with her life. As long as she still had her money she did not care what happened to him. Gatsby truly loved her but she never realized it because of her desire for lavish living and constant happiness. She does whatever she can to forget Gatsby so she can live rich and happy.
An example of this would be, “ I usually Lone it anyway”. Which shows his feelings on how he doesn’t care. Also when the reader imagines Ponyboy you get a lower class hoodlum image but when you read on Ponyboy doesn’t fit the Hoodlum stereotype as you find he is very intelligent as he has a high IQ and makes good grades but doesn’t like to show it as his older brother Darry expects a high grades from him. In addition Ponyboy admires his brother Sodapop as he
Instead of appreciating his family members’ relationship and being intimate with them, he treats them like dirt. This conveys to the audience how their love is inside a family, where love should be at its strongest, is distant and insincere as they hold each other away. He not only “bunburys” his family, but also bunburys as Jack’s deviant brother Ernest to get to his young and pretty ward, Cecily, and win her heart. By gaining her affection through a name instead of his actual identity as a character shows how superficial love is in this era; one loves another for his/her title, not for his/her substance as an individual. The people in this time period married another person for unimportant reasons, such as social class, instead of his or her inner
Willy’s beliefs and actions stem from his fear of being alone. His desires to be well-liked lead him to raise his sons to be ideal figures and loyal companions – something he never had in his early days. When speaking to Howard Wagner about his career origins, he replies that, “Selling was the greatest career a man could want. Cause what could be more satisfying then to be able to go, at the age of eighty-four, into twenty or thirty different cities, and pick up a phone, and be remembered and loved and helped by so many different people?” He speaks of Dave Singleman, a salesman who dies on the job, supposedly to the great melancholia of his peers. In Willy’s eyes, he is already immortalized, a martyr who serves as the spokesman for a noble cause.
Gatsby shows his need for wealth when he quits his job as a janitor because of his humiliation and goes into organized crime. Both these characters share another similarity when it comes to wanting Daisy to be only theirs. Gatsby is willing to go by criminal means to make him desirable and to gain Daisy’s affection. Gatsby loves Daisy so much that he doesn’t mind taking the blame for her when she kills Myrtle Wilson with his car. While Tom uses his great wealth and loud personality to draw Daisy’s attention.
Gilbert Griffiths Samuel Griffiths’ only son and Secretary of the Griffiths Collar Company, he bears a strong resemblance to Clyde. Sondra Finchley A friend of Bella Griffiths and eventual romantic interest of Clyde. Bertine Cranston A close friend of Bella Griffiths and Sondra Finchley. Titus Alden Roberta Alden’s father. Fred Heit County coroner of Cataraqui County SETTING Taking place in the United States in the first quarter of the twentieth century, An American Tragedy follows the travels of its hero, Clyde Griffiths, starting in the American Midwest before moving to upstate New York.