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The character of Daisy Fay Buchanan in the Great Gatsby.

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Daisy Buchanan Daisy Fay Buchanan is originally from a good family in Louisville, Kentucky. At eighteen years old she was "by far the most popular of all the young girls in Louisville". After marrying Tom Buchanan, a very rich man, she moves to East Egg, Long Island. She is the mother of a little girl. Daisy is a woman who likes to play with men , she loves to exagorate and extemporize. Most men are fascinated by her, and Daisy enjoys being the center of attentionAfter half a decade of marriage to Tom, Daisy begins an affair with Gatsby. The affair is abruptly ended with Gatsby's death after which, Tom and Daisy move. The Roaring Twenties - that was a strange and complicated time! ...read more.

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In his opinion the rich people were more important and had more chances. On the one hand his dream came true. He worked hard and came from rags to riches. Then he bought a really big house in East Egg which is quite near to West Egg . He always hoped to meet Daisy again. To this end he gave huge parties with a lot of illegal alcohol and many guests. Even people he did not know at all came to these Parties. Many of them who were not invited did not even know who the host was, although they had been to these parties many times. Then one day Daisy met Gatsby at Nick Carraway's house. Nick was probably his only friend. ...read more.

Conclusion

Especially with Daisy knowing about her husband's infidelity, it is hard for her to change her behavior. Sometimes it can even be seen as cynical. Daisy says about herself: "I'm pretty cynical about everything". You can see that she does not really love her husband Tom and is not happy because of her near divorce from Tom . Furthermore Daisy is careless person which you can see in her behavior when she has the hit-and-run accident in which Myrtle Wilson (Tom's mistress) is killed. Being used to getting young men's attention, she has learned to think only of herself no matter whether other people get hurt or not. Another reason for marrying Tom rather than Gatsby is because material things have a great importance to her. Tom was the one who bought her love with a $ 300,000 necklace. He can give her all the luxury Daisy needs for living. Even her voice "is full of money". ...read more.

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