Through out the novel, The Great Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan is portrayed as pure. The author always describes the two leading female characters, Daisy and Jordan, dressed in white outfits. At one point in the novel, Daisy recalls he own childhood and describes it as white. The color white is oftentimes associated with purity, hope, and innocence. Therefore, the reader can identify Daisy Fay Buchanan as a pure, naive, and innocent character. On the contrary, she is not; she is the cause of most, if not all, the conflicts throughout the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
We can first see Daisy's true character when she marries Tom Buchanan, but obviously does not love him. " Daisy's change' her mine!' " "She began to cry-she cried and cried
She wouldn't let go of the letter." The reader can defiantly tell she did not want to marry Tom; we can also go deeper into the novel and notice the note and begin to assume she loved Gatsby by the way she clutched the letter while in tears. This absolutely detracts from her innocent character Fitzgerald has positioned her as.
The reader can again see another side of Mrs. Buchanan when her daughter Pammy is introduced in the novel. Daisy predominantly uses her daughter as show. For instance Daisy say at the luncheon to her daughter, " that's because your mother wanted to show you off.' " Daisy is never actually shown caring for her daughter. We see at all points where Pammy is introduced, so is her nurse to hurry her along. She is not mentioned much and is barely acknowledged as a character.
Daisy also exaggerates a bond with her daughter, Pammy. As shown here when she calls Pammy "Bles-sed" and "Pres-cious". And says statements like " Come to your mother who loves you.' " The reader can feel an emptiness or an exaggeration in her words.
Not only does Daisy marry Tom for something other than love, but also she cheats on him later in the marriage. She cheats on Tom with Jay Gatsby her supposed true love from her teenage...
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