How Is Daisy Happy In The Great Gatsby

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Illusion of Being Well Liked Through the character Jay Gatsby, Scott Fitzgerald disproves the idea that money can buy happiness, friendship and love. Through the actions of Gatsby, Fitzgerald portrays the idea that wealth cannot buy happiness. Gatsby having all the money in the world, still does not make him happy. Even though he has nice clothes, a car, a mansion and good looks he still is unhappy because a life with Daisy was his main goal and he never reached it. Trying to show off all of his possessions didn't impress her, but made her feel sad. Throwing all different parties with hundreds of guests and still not reaching what would truly make him happy...a life with Daisy. Being a show off had deprived him of happiness. The narrator describes Gatsby’s car in such detail, “it was rich cream color, bright with nickel, swollen here and there in its monstrous length with triumphant hat-boxes and terraced with a labyrinth of windshields that…show more content…
Gatsby tries to set up a neutral meeting spot at Nicks house on purpose. Nick then leaves Gatsby and Daisy alone and when he returns back into the room, Daisy is crying, guessing its tears of happiness, due to the fact that Gatsby and Daisy are in a relationship from that point on out. Also, Daisy coming from old money, just the way of her life. She can't help that! Gatsby changes all that by showing her in chapters 5 & 6 all of his fancy clothing and around his luxurious household. Daisy, in the end doesn't like how Gatsby is presenting/showing off his wealth. Instead of taking the short cut along the sound we went down to the road and entered by the big postern. With enchanting murmurs Daisy admired this aspect or that of the feudal silhouette against the sky, admired the gardens, the sparkling odor of jonquils and the frothy odor of hawthorn and plum blossoms and the pale gold odor of kiss-me-at-the-gate.
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