Daisy Buchanan and Lady Brett Ashley

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Research Paper The Sun Also Rises and the Great Gatsby are both very interesting books written in the 1920's. The characters of Lady Brett Ashley and Daisy Buchanan also influenced many women in that time period on how they acted, dressed, and the choices they made in their everyday life’s. Lady Brett Ashley is a very tart character. She goes after men and has sex with them and then they provide everything for her. She is probably the most unsympathic character in the whole story. She uses men then discards them once they are of no use to her. As Cohn, "says she is Circe, who turns men into swine". By turning them into lower creatures, she uses them and then kills them at the right moment. On the other hand Daisy Buchanan is also a very…show more content…
Even though she truly loves Jake she still goes out with Robert Cohn and sleeps with him, then comes crying to Jake; continuing to tell him how much she is in love with him and how perfect the would be together, knowing that it could never happen. While Lady Brett Ashley is playing games between almost every male character in the story and having a good time doing it; she doesn't realize that all of these guys are fighting each other and ruining their friendships because she goes from one to the other having sex with them and telling them that they are the one for her. Lady Brett Ashley does not pay much attention on how she lives her life and how bad it really looks on her. But when she went to church she realized she must be doing something wrong. She says in chapter 18, "Come on," she whispered. "Let’s get out of here. Makes me damned nervous." Outside in the hot brightness of the street Brett looked up at the treetops in the wind. The praying had not been much of a success. "Don’t know why I get so nervy in church," Brett said. "Never does me any good." We walked along.” I’m damned bad for a religious atmosphere," Brett said. "I’ve the wrong type of face." She can’t take the thrilling atmosphere of the church, her own demons make her too nervous in such a place. The "nervy" feeling she gets in
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