Josie resents Nonna’s interference in both hers’ and Mama’s lives and despises her grandmother for being set in her ways. Josie could not live with the fact that Nonna had been such a hypocrite, treating her mum the way she did. Josie and Mama have a close relationship and Josie doesn’t want anyone between them. One minute they love each other to bits and spend hours in deep and meaningful conversations and the next they will be fight about the most ridiculous things. Christina is unmarried
Before this line, Jordan remarks that she’s “never seen a girl so mad about her husband,” it’s more like Daisy was mad with worry that her husband was off with some other woman. That’s why she would look “uneasy” when he wasn’t around, because she knew of the possibility. Daisy, entirely aware of her husband’s infidelities does nothing to stop them yet she complains that she is unhappy. She has no right to do so seeing as she had the choice of not marring Tom but
Even Curley doesn’t not refer to her by her name, he always says, “Where’s my wife?” which can we disrespectful. They talk badly of her by calling her a tart and everyone often shuts her out. Curley’s wife may be very flirtatious and her actions can cause a lot of problems, Curley is really the
When I look at you my head hurts. Des- Have I done something to hurt you? Oth- Why does someone as beautiful as you have to be a whore?! If I were to say what you have done you’d be burning with shame Everyone and everything is ashamed of you, you whore! Des- You’re accusing me wrongly!
This caused her to turn a blind eye to what he was doing around town with other women. When Lupe gave Don Elias what Don Matilida couldn’t, she hated and resented Lupe and Juana even more because it was like a slap in the face. There was no Love in Don Elias and Dona Matilida’s marriage. Lupe and Miguel’s relationship is wonderful and picture perfect in the beginning of the book. Actually, it is always good.
Stella is willing to look past everything Stanley does because she loves him and that makes her the fool of the play. After finding out Stanley raped her sister she still chooses Stanley though she asks herself “what have I done to my sister?” Stella is so stuck on her life as it is that she’s not willing to accept that Stanley is not the man she once deceived herself he was and that internal conflict is what makes her a huge
When Dee finds out that the quilts were already given to her sister, Dee gets furious and believes that she deserves the quilts more than Maggie and that Maggie would not take care of them as well as she would. Poor Maggie says to her mother "She can have them Mama...I can 'member Grandma Dee without the quilts". Maggie is used to never getting anything. Throughout the entire story, it says that Maggie gives up many things so Dee can have what she needs or wants. Dee is quite ungrateful.
However, after being reacquainted, Gatsby exclaims, "She [Daisy] never loved you [Tom], do you hear"" he cried. "She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me. It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved anyone except me!"'(137). Even though it appears that Daisy places importance on the values of love, she still chooses the status and comfort of Tom Buchanan’s wealth. In Tom and Daisy’s superficial relationship, the absence of love is evident by the lack of their communication.
She did, but it was half-hearted and she herself said it wasn't the truth. She had loved Tom when they'd married, she said, but she'd loved Gatsby too. He lost her to Tom again because he pressured her. She was weak and endlessly dependent and Tom was stabile. Either she was too weak to figure out her situation, or a lifetime of having everything handed to her made her simply not want to.
His goal of being with her had come true, but while being out on the town Tom finds out about the affair and things are laid out on the table. An argument starts up between Tom and Gatsby on who Daisy loves with Gatsby saying, “ ‘ Your wife doesn't love you…. She never loved you. She loves me….. She never loved you, do you hear...She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me. It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved anyone except me (137).” As he argues with Tom you can see his defiance to believe that Daisy could love another.