F. Scott Fitzgerald 's The Great Gatsby

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Jay Gatsby and His Undying Love for Daisy Buchanan F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote The Great Gatsby in the midst of the roaring twenties, which was an age full of wealth, parties, and romance. Young people living in the 1920s were centered around wanting to find love so Fitzgerald, along with many other authors during this time period, focused his writing in The Great Gatsby on relationships and affection. Jay Gatsby, one of the main characters in the novel, is a very mysterious man, but there is one thing that readers know about him for sure: he is utterly in love with Daisy Buchanan. Gatsby shows his love for Daisy in many differents ways, including him waiting for her, becoming rich for her, buying a mansion across a bay from her house, throwing parties in hope that she will come, and taking the blame for the Myrtle accident. Gatsby truly is a hopeless romantic who will do anything to impress the woman he is so in love with. Because Gatsby is such a puzzling and mind-boggling character, many readers are perplexed by his actions regarding Daisy. Some think that all of the things he does throughout the novel are “stalker-ish,” while others think everything he does is charming. It could be considered creepy if Daisy’s reaction was different than what it was; Daisy loves the attention she receives from Gatsby. Based on her response to Gatsby in the novel, it is evident that she is still in love with him too. Daisy loving him back is proof that Gatsby is a romantic man, NOT a
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