In Fitzgerald's novel, he writes about the relationships that go on and with these relationships lack of loyalty, self indulgence, violence, and disregard to morals are brought with them. The relationships of the main characters Daisy and Tom Buchanan is one of infidelity and lies. This loveless relationship consists of Tom cheating on Daisy with many women, one whose name is Myrtle, and Daisy cheating on Tom with Jay Gatsby. Tom is an aggressive man who, one day, shows his violence toward Myrtle when she taunts Tom with Daisy's name. Even though, Daisy is aware of Tom's affairs, Daisy gives him a gold pen to show off to the girls at parties. Jay Gatsby is another main character, who is determined to win the love back from Daisy. In doing so, Gatsby makes friends with his new neighbor Nick Carraway, the narrator of the novel, in order to get closer to Daisy. Nick Carraway is a cousin of Daisy's; which Gatsby is seen as a personal way to forward his pursue for Daisy. Though, Nick realizes his relationship with him is purely a way to benefit Gatsby, he remains friends with him. While Nick takes a back seat to the more complicated relationships he does... [continues]
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