In the book, The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, he wrote about different class of people in different social groups. Jay Gatsby, one of the character in the book, try to change his social class to be with the girl he loves. Daisy, Gatsby's lover, is rich. He knew that he couldn’t be with her if he's poor. So he became rich very fast but did it in a illegal way.
Two such novels that contain love and the secrets it contains are the Great Gatsby and Ethan Frome. The Great Gatsby is a novel told from the perspective of one of its characters, Nick Caraway, looking back on the events that unfolded because of his close relationship with his neighbor, James Gatsby. Mr. Gatsby was a man of extreme wealth that came to him because of a large inheritance from his father, or so he claims. He holds extravagant parties every weekend that often are filled with everyone in town. His true intentions of holding this shindigs so often is to attract his former flame Daisy, Nick's cousin, to see if he can relight their flame that was never fully blown out.
Gatsby’s dream is to be with Daisy, he uses his wealth, the wealth that he never has when he first met Daisy. Gatsby throws crazy, lavish parties on the weekends that most wealthy people in the area attend, and buys his mansion that comes with an amazing view of the bay and East side; all this was done for Daisy. Gatsby uses his wealth as a reason of why Daisy should leave Tom, by doing so he is showing he has a better materialistic life, instead of showing that he has a better personality and character. If Gatsby showed that he matured and developed as a person, she would probably leave Tom because he can’t replicate Gatsby’s personality. Everything Gatsby does is for Daisy, and in the end it all goes to waste.
Love is one of the relationships that is portrayed in “The Great Gatsby”. A man named Gatsby who had went from being a poor man, became very rich. The only reason why he did all of this was for a woman named Daisy. Daisy was the women that he loved from the start, she is his dream, but since Gatsby had gone overseas, Daisy had decided to marry a man by the name of Tom Buchanan, mainly because he was much wealthier than Gatsby at the time. After Gatsby had found out what Daisy had done this affected him and crushed him because Daisy could not wait for him and had married Tom because Tom was of higher class than Gatsby.
Chapter 5 1. Gatsby’s dialogue is very nervous. This shows that Gatsby is nervous because it is the first time that he is encountering Daisy in five years. 2. Daisy sobs because she is happy that Gatsby got a name for himself and got wealthy she knows that if she marries Gatsby, she will become rich as well.
He had an obsession with Daisy Buchanan and tried everything in his power to bring things back to they way they used to be when they first met. He thought he could relive the past. He threw lavish parties to get her attention, he did everything in his power to be near her. " Gatsby bought that house so that Daisy would be just across the bay' " (79) He earned his wealth so that they could finally be together. Like Gatsby, the American people of the 1920's followed their hearts, and had an
He worked so hard at convincing himself that he could recreate the past that he actually believed it could happen in his own mind. He hated his life as a kid because of the fact that he wasn’t rich. To Gatsby, the reason Daisy never married him was because he wasn’t wealthy, like Tom was. This triggered Gatsby to have a life goal. This life goal was everything he worked for, his entire life revolved around doing anything he can to become rich, and once he was rich then he would once again capture Daisy’s love for him again and they would get married back in Louisville at Daisy’s old house.
Rather, The American Dream should be defined as an opportunity to pursue happiness. In order to pursue that happiness, you would need money, potential, or talent, or even all three in order to be successful. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and the movie Good Will Hunting, screenplay by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, both show examples of people trying to achieve the American Dream. In The Great Gatsby, we are introduced to a man named Gatsby who tries to tie money and success together to find the woman he loves the most, Daisy. Gatsby always held huge parties on weekends to try and impress Daisy, hoping that she’d remember him years later.
Gatsby is first seen as this mysterious man of wealth with tons of rumors contemplating how he obtained this much wealth. Later we find out how he acquired this wealth and why he did so. Gatsby wanted to get back together with Daisy. In the past their relationship didn’t work out because when they first met he was still poor. Gatsby devoted his whole life to becoming
Everything Gatsby does and has done is out of love for her; he has reinvented himself as a cultured millionaire solely to receive her approval because of the way she grew up, she doesn’t know how to live other than with money and her materialistic personality. We see this throughout the novel because everything Gatsby does is centered on money and obtaining the nicest items because that is the only way to win Daisy over. An example of this is in Chapter 5 when Nick agrees to help