THE GREAT GATSBY/ THE CATCHER IN THE RYE The characters of Holden Caulfield and Jay Gatsby share similar ideals and dreams in their lives. In The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Holden Caulfield has difficulty finding a way to understand how one can change from an innocent child to an adult. He tries to help preserve this innocence in his sister Phoebe, but she sees that he is one that needs her help, in becoming an adult. In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jay Gatsby is blinded by his love for Daisy to the point that he will go to any length to protect her.
William Goldman’s fairy tale The Princess Bride tells the love story of Buttercup, the most beautiful woman in the world and Westley, the handsome farm boy. Buttercup is the haughty daughter of a farmer who torments Westley until she finally realizes that she loves him. When Westley is supposedly killed by pirates, the broken-hearted Buttercup agrees to marry Prince Humperdinck. When Buttercup is kidnapped by prisoners hired to start a war, she and Westley reunite, only to be separated by Humperdinck. The self-same criminals who kidnapped Buttercup, brought him back from the “mostly dead” and helped him rescue his one true love.
She invites Ferula to move in with them in their family house that Esteban designed to look as European as possible. Esteban is like a proud man and a chauvinist who wants his wish to be done to the latter; this happens when Clara doesn’t name any of their sons after him. He walks away to a brothel possibly to pass the time and recover from the disappointment.
(70) They end up beginning a relationship after meeting every day at noon. (75) Anna has to go back to her hometown to be with her own husband and they say their goodbyes, not expecting to ever see each other again. Dmitri is haunted by Anna and soon realizes that he is actually experiencing love for her, something that he has never felt for another woman. He goes in search for her, finds her, and begin a lasting secret love affair. The story is one that makes you disapprove of the characters at first, but cheering for them at the end.
Gatsby fell in love with Daisy almost immediately after meeting her. Gatsby was attracted to Daisy's wealth and charm. He lied to Daisy about his past in an attempt to convince Daisy he deserved a girl like her. Daisy and Gatsby's love got cut short by Gatsby having to serve in the war. While Gatsby was in the war, Daisy married a man named Tom Buchanan a wealthy man.
Before World War I Gatsby met the popular and beautiful young debutante, Daisy Fay. They fell in love but when Gatsby left for the War, Daisy was not able to stay true to Gatsby and she left him to marry Tom Buchanan in 1919. When Gatsby arrived back from the war he was devastated so "Gatsby bought [a] house so that Daisy would be just across the bay." (137-140) With all of Gatsby’s hopes and anticipations, the green light on the end of Daisy’s East Egg dock represents these dreams for
From Ophelia’s first scene its clear there is a level of affection and connection between the two protagonists. While his father was alive, Hamlet ‘hath of late made many tenders of his affection’ towards Ophelia in the form of love letters and gifts. Despite Ophelia never really being able to reveal her true feelings due to the high level of male control that dictates her every move, it’s obvious that she is deeply in love with Hamlet, shown in her heartbreak and despair after Hamlet’s treatment of her in Act 3, Scene 1. Their relationship seems onset to become a royal wedding until the Ghost. The Ghost of Hamlet’s father sets the revenge plot into motion, pushing the blooming romance aside to a subplot.
Although, he is not in love with the Daisy’s personality, he is infatuated by her looks. One could say that he is in love with the illusion of daisy. The idea of her still being the same girl he left behind before going to war is the idea he obsesses over. He does not realize that he can not just pick up where he left off. When he returned to his beloved Daisy, she had broken her promise and married a wealthy man as well as had a child.
He dropped out of St. Olaf’s College after two weeks because he disliked his job as a janitor with which he was paying his tuition. Though Gatsby has always wanted to be rich, his motivation to gain fortune was the love of Daisy Buchanan, whom he had met early in life when working as a military officer in Louisville before he left to fight in the World War. Gatsby fell in love with Daisy’s grace and charm; therefore, Gatsby lied to her about his life in order to convince her that he was good enough. Daisy promised to wait for him when he left for the war. Instead, she ended up marrying Tom Buchanan, while Gatsby was studying at Oxford after the war because he wanted an education.
The American Dream all the characters are chasing is ruined by reality of life. Gatsby dream involves him falling in love with Daisy Buchanan. Gatsby feared that Daisy did not wait for him because he was not rich. That’s why Gatsby did crime to get rich. Daisy is married to Tom Buchanan.