Character Analysis Of Daisy Buchanan

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Daisy Buchanan in the novel is portrayed as a “petty rich girl”. She has no obligation whatsoever. From the beginning, she is viewed as someone who flirts with all men. Every move she makes is designed to allure men. For example, she speaks really softly so that men have to get close to her to hear her. Nick says,“She’s got an indiscreet voice, I remarked. Its full of, I hesitated. Her voice is full of money, he said suddenly. That was it. I’d never understood before. It was full of money that was the inexhaustible charm that rose and fell into it, the jingle of it, the cymbals’ song of it”. Nick is judging Daisy once again by saying that her voice is full of money. Only women are ridiculed to that extent. Sadly, Daisy has low expectations for herself and other women, when her daughter was born, she…show more content…
Her husband, Tom Buchanan, is an abusive, condescending being, however, Tom is a man of money. Tom does not value their relationship at all, he spends his free time with his mistress, Myrtle. From the beginning, Tom was a cheater, on they're wedding night Tom had been caught with another woman, this didn't stop Daisy from marrying Tom Buchanan. Daisy submits to the abuse and neglect because she enjoys the money and materialistic aspects of her life. Throughout the novel, Daisy complains about Tom’s “Woman,” however, in spite of this, she remains to stay loyal to him. Until she meets a man named Jay Gatsby. Daisy had a previous relationship with Mr. Gatsby before she married Tom. Towards the end of the novel, Gatsby and Daisy’s relationship becomes rekindled as Daisy begins to spend her afternoons with him at his colossal mansion. Gatsby falls in love with Daisy’s inexplicable beauty and flirtatious personality so much so that he finds himself doing absolutely anything for her. Daisy sadly manipulates Gatsby for her personal gain, leading him to believe that she’s going to leave her
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