Gatsby tried to give Daisy the illusion that his house was a luxurious hotel as nick explains “It was a factual imitation of the Hotel de Ville in Normandy, with a tower on one side, spanking new under a thin beard of raw ivory, and a marble swimming pool, and more than forty acres of lawn and Garden.” (pg5) This great illusion that Gatsby created in the way of his house for Daisy leads us to the next illusion Daisy imagines for her daughter. Daisy knows that Tom is having an affair. She really doesn’t love Tom but stays in the marriage just because of the money. When she finds out they are having a girl Daisy was relieved. She was relieved because she doesn’t want her daughter to know that she is bored and unhappy.
Courtney Rausch Period 6th May 23rd 2012 Mr. Blair Lit/Comp Chapter 13: Carton asks Lucie to never forget him, to always remember hi as the person that has saved her children and her children’s children. He says this because he know that Madame Defarge is going to come after her and kill her and her children. He also tell her that he would sacrifice himself for her, and he was hoping to go talk to her that night and to know that she is the only person that cares was sad for him to know. It was sad because they have a “mother to son” bond not a “wife to husband” bond. She loved him unconditionally like a mother would do to a child.
Tom receives a phone call from his mistress and leaves the room to have a word with her. “As he left the room again she got up and went over to Gatsby, and pulled his face down kissing him on the mouth. You know I love you she murmured.”(Gatsby, Pg 122, 123) Here, Daisy leads Gatsby into believing that she is indeed in love with him and his dream is finally reality. Both spouses are doing equally wrong things so the relationship is not a truthful one. As Tom witnesses a soft glance between Daisy and Gatsby, he can no longer deny that both of them are having an affair.
I think he realizes that his presumptuous little flirtation is over.” * This quote emphasizes how the upper crust 1920’s society of NY has substituted materialism with spirituality (or I guess you could say they could worship money..). Tom easily forgives Daisy for her infidelity because he doesn’t care about her or his marriage, he simply cares about the illusion of a marriage they put up together. In contrast to this, Gatsby cannot forgive Daisy for loving Tom rather than him because he wants their love to be flawless, the way he sees it in his dream – the American Dream. Chapter 8 #1 - “I jumped out of bed and began to dress-I felt that I had something to tell him, something to warn him about and morning would be too
For this tea party, Gatsby sent workers over to cut Nick’s lawn, set up flowers around his house, and bring a fine silver tea set. This was all for trying to impress Daisy so that she would come to his house, and it worked. When Daisy came to Nick’s house, she saw Gatsby’s in a distance and asked if they could all go and take a tour. She was shocked at the amount of wealth that Gatsby had, but she realized that he was considered “new money,” which would be a problem. She could tell that he had “new money,” first because of their past and her knowing his wealth did not come from his family, and second, because of where he lived.
To do this, he needs to become wealthy to suit her East Egg lifestyle. Most people assume that Gatsby was into shady business because a lot of “the newly rich are just big bootleggers” (Gatsby 107). With his new fortune, Gatsby buys a mansion on the water “so that Daisy would be just across the bay” (Gatsby 78). When Gatsby and Daisy are reunited for the first time in five years, Gatsby is ecstatic. Gatsby dreams that he will “fix everything to the way it was before” (Gatsby 110).
Winston suggests they just walk out and never see each other again, to save them from being hopelessly lonely when they are forced to separate. Julia shrugs off the thought, she tells him she’s thought about it before. She tells Winston, “I’m rather good at staying alive.” (Orwell 137) Hope is shared between them as they realize the Ministry can only physically kill them; they cannot make them believe anything. This belief that Big Brother and the state of the country are unnatural and wrong is a belief they are not supposed to have. Julia means love while Winston means betraying
“I’m alive though, and no woman will rule me” (50). This quote is used by Kreon in the play Antigone to show how he won’t go against his law for anything or no one. Kreon has to deal with this situation about Antigone wanting to burry her brother by kidnapping her and putting her into a cave till she dies. Kreon thinks that his plans about Antigone are going to work until he realized that she hanged herself because she wanted to be with her brother. Many problems start happening after Antigone dies because everyone though that it was tragic to lose her.
After Gatsby lost Daisy five years ago to Tom Buchanan, his mission was to bring Daisy back into his life again. He goes to extreme lengths to earn himself a fortune, by bootlegging and additional illegal jobs. He finally gets the house that he desires, or rather the house he believes Daisy will admire, and fills it with objects chosen specifically for the tastes he believes Daisy has. Gatsby’s Gothic mansion is located right on the other side of the bay, across from Daisy and Tom. Gatsby throws lavish parties, swarming with people he barely knows, the kind of people Daisy would want to be seen with, even better, the kind of people Daisy might know.
For Jay Gatsby that flaw is Daisy Buchanan. It is his ongoing dream of finding Daisy and bringing back the love that existed five years ago. Whenever Gatsby is with Daisy, it is her "voice that holds him most, with its fluctuating, feverish warmth, because it can't be over-dreamed- that voice is a deathless song" (96). As time passes Gatsby sees Daisy quite often, and falls in love with her more and more. Nick, however tells Gatsby, "you can't repeat the past", but he was quick to cry back, "can't repeat the past?