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'The Great Gatsby' Analysis of the relationship between Tom and Daisy.

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Throughout the novel, The Great Gatsby, it was evident that Tom and Daisy had an unstable relationship. Both Tom and Daisy come from wealthy backgrounds and the upper echelon of society. Tom is a small man hiding in a big hose with an equally large ego. Daisy is a hospitable character who is forever in love with having a rich and lavish lifestyle. Though big, strong, and arrogant, Tom still shows that he cares a little bit for Daisy.

Tom and Daisys main commonality is money. Daisy did not marry Gatsby even though they were in love because he was poor (82). She and Tom were in love at one point as well but he had the money to provide her with the lifestyle she was accustomed to. Daisy is very selfish and materialistic. When Jay Gatsby
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She was so sad after receiving a letter from Gatsby. She reluctantly ended up marrying Tom because she knew he could provide for her. There was no use waiting around for Gatsby as he was poor and had gone to the war. Tom never loved Daisy even though he tries to say so numerous times. When they went to Santa Barbra after the wedding, Jordan was there and saw that Daisy was extremely upset. Tom had gotten in an accident and the woman he was driving was injured.
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