Chicago And The Great Gatsby Analysis

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Society is full of people judging others by their decisions, but not for the reason. Meaning society likes to judge people for their decisions, but not look at the reasons that led the person commit that decision. In the book The Great Gatsby and film Chicago, the female characters have a hard time with the truth because people would regularly judge women based on their relationships, and they are seeking desires in their life in which lying seems to be the only way to fulfill those certain desires. The female main characters in both, Chicago and The Great Gatsby, both are similar when it comes to lying. Reasons that lead to lying is by society basically judging them. Human beings tend to lie to try to make society like them and not think…show more content…
If Roxie and Daisy were to be judged the outcome would have been different. If the public judged Roxie as a killer, Roxie may of probably not got away with the lies and would have ended up on death row. As for Daisy, her life would have turned upside down. If anything Gatsby would’ve still would be alive and Daisy would be paying the price of killing Myrtle. One lie can affect many things. In the 1920s if a woman got divorced, people would genuinely think bad of them. In the novel The Great Gatsby, Daisy had many reasons to leave Tom Buchanan. Reasons as Tom having an affair with Myrtle, and the love she has for Gatsby was more than how much she loved Tom. In the beginning of the novel, Catherine was telling Nick, "It's really his wife that's keeping them apart. She's a Catholic, and they don't believe in divorce." Daisy was not a Catholic, and I was a little shocked at the elaborateness of the lie.” (18) Catherine was inferring that the reason Daisy isn’t leaving Tom was because of her religion. Nick on the other hand, knew she was lying. Daisy was not a catholic. When the word divorce is said, people first think, not good at holding a relationship. Being judged for certain actions in which it takes two loyal people to both put in their parts in a relationship is not easy. Most hate to admit that they got divorced for certain reasons as that. When people are trying to have fame
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