But, as Gatsby found out, love is like being on a battlefield and you have to fight for the person you love. Gatsby was madly in love with Daisy but when he went off to war she moved on. He didn’t necessarily get her back, but she did have an affair with him which lead him to believe he was getting his true love back. True happiness is one idea that can only be defined by each individual. Nobody really knows what true happiness is, but as long as each person is happy with themselves and their situation then they may have true happiness.
Fitzgerald was born on was born on September 24, 1896. Set in the twenties, the story see’s the life through the narration of Nick Carraway, Nick is a young man born in Minnesota who fought in the First World War. After he comes out of the war he moves to Long island to the village of West Egg, there he meets the mysterious character Jay Gatsby. Gatsby is Nick’s neighbour; he is an extremely wealthy man and likes to throw parties every Saturday night. Nick learns that in Gatsby’s earlier life, he was in love with Daisy Buchanan whom is Nick’s cousin.
When Gatsby was younger, before he was deployed for active duty in the Second World War, he was stationed in Louisville, Kentucky. This is where Gatsby and Daisy meet for the first time, however, after being deployed Daisy gets married to a rich man and leaves Gatsby. When he returns from the war he spends the next years trying to do nothing more than to start Daisy and his love affair where they left off. This in turn forces Gatsby to do whatever it is that he can to become rich, and become a part of the society that Daisy has been a part of her whole life. Gatsby takes things
He made himself a rich man of high social standing, all for the sole purpose of trying desperately to win her back. He only thinks of Daisy as the girl he loved years ago in Louisville, and still loves. He refuses to forget the memories that he had with Daisy before the war. He can’t accept the fact that Daisy has changed since then, and has become an uncaring person who only thinks about herself and her social position. His biggest goal in life is to win back Daisy, so he has nothing to distract himself from that problem.
Tom and Daisy Buchanan are two characters who have reached their dreams; a great house, a beautiful child, and plenty of money. However, they are both unhappy and they both end up having affairs. Their lovers, Myrtle Wilson and Jay Gatsby, are still trying to reach their dreams. By
In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, jay Gatsby has come to the conclusion that money can get him anything he wants. To Gatsby, when it comes down to his love for Daisy Buchanan he does anything to gain riches so she will love him. Gatsby’s main goal in life is to have Daisy, but he doesn’t realize that she doesn’t feel the same way, and that he can’t just “buy” her. Gatsby’s attitude changes throughout the book, at first he acts like a rich man with nothing to spend his money on, but when there is a chance he could get Daisy back he changes drastically. Overall Daisy Buchanan is what motivates Jay Gatsby’s actions and causes mayhem in his life.
Gatsby wanted this life since he was a kid. He also wants the girl of his dreams, Daisy, in his life, only he can’t have her because she is in love with Tom. Gatsby makes Daisy a symbol of everything he wants because of her beauty, wealth, and worry-less attitude. There are also small symbols and themes in the story as well. The color of daisy’s white dress, for example, sets the mood for the scene.
In Psyche’s life she always had admirers but never really found love. Venus, the goddess of beauty, became jealous of this and sent her son, Cupid, to destroy Psyche, hence making her the villain of the story. However, to Venus’ surprise her plan backfires and her son Cupid falls in love with Venus. They join together and she is very happy, however she never sees him physically only feels his love. Once he grants Psyche her desire to see her sisters, they plant evil thoughts and her head and raise certain questions, which make Psyche skeptical.
Over time, their love faded before completely falling apart, this was signalled when Titania was too proud to give over an Indian boy. “Ill met by moonlight, proud Titania” (act 2 scene 1 line 60) angered by his wife’s stubbornness, he gets his servant Puck to cast a spell over Titania, this spell made her love the next thing she saw who was bottom, a craftsman. Whilst under this forced love affair with Bottom, a lower class mortal, she learned how to love and was so distracted she gave Oberon what he wanted, the Indian boy. Titania becomes so obsessed that Oberon takes pity on her “…her dotage now I do pity…” (Act four, scene one, line 45) and asked for puck to take off the spell. Once her spell was taken off her she knew the value of love and realised she really did love Oberon.
Instead, she ended up marrying Tom Buchanan, while Gatsby was studying at Oxford after the war because he wanted an education. After that, Gatsby dedicated himself to winning Daisy back; this is why Gatsby purchases a mansion, and throws weekly Saturday night parties. Gatsby is presented as an aloof and mysterious host who is unbelievably wealthy. He appears surrounded by important men and gorgeous women. He is the main subject of gossip throughout New York, and Gatsby is a legendary celebrity before he is introduced in the book.