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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

The Women of Gatsby

Myrtle

Jordan Baker

Daisy

In the Great Gatsby, there are three main women who play a major role in the novel. There is Myrtle Wilson, Jordan Baker, and Daisy Buchanan. All these women play a different part in this book but have allot in common. They all lie, cheat, drink, gossip, and they all are careless women who only care about themselves. Jordan is a independent women, but as her relationship grows with men, she starts to lie and gossip. Also Daisy and Myrtle are both married, and both of them cheat on there husband because of there discomfort.
Jordan Baker is an independent woman who plays golf. She is always gossiping about Tom and Daisy's relationship. Myrtle is married to George Wilson who is a mechanic , and also lives a low standard life. The only reason Myrtle married him was because he was a gentlemen. As the novel goes one, she finds herself living in a low life situation. Later she ran onto the street and was ran over by Daisy. Lastly there is Daisy who is married to Tom. As the novel goes on, Daisy starts having an affair with Jay Gatsby. When Tom finds out, he is outraged. Jay Gatsby mans up and tells him that Daisy never loved him and she only wanted to stay with him.

1 comments:

Blondie said...

Good post 75/75