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Great Gatsby and Money Throughout The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald many important themes are prevalent one of which is money Money plays an important part in the book for it is a deciding factor in many events and controls many of the main characters Daisys voice is a symbol for money her voice and her whole personality is controlled by money One character that is ultimately created and run by money is Tom When Gatsby shows his house to Daisy he makes sure to include all the luxurious and extravagant items of his in the tour of his house Daisy is a material girl who focuses on what brings her joy whether it be love by a pearl necklace or lovely shirts and her voice is the communication of this She is careless with her voice like a child who is unable to control her fascination with a new toy Daisy is no actress and her voice betrays her constantly Daisy cant cover up what is behind her voice greed Her greeting of Gatsby after years of separation was clearly artificial and throughout the novel her constant devotion to materials is displayed It makes me sad because Ive never seen such - such beautiful shirts before 89 Soon the reader comes to understand what makes Daisys voice like this Her voice is full of money 115 The truth of Gatsbys remark is immediately perceived her voice is the key to all her magic Daisy has an ulterior motive to just about everything she does this motive is to gain money Her voice carries the jingle of riches Tom is a man who is made out of and by money Tom being raised into a rich family has had all the advantages of being rich throughout his life His family were enormously wealthy-even in college his freedom of money was a matter of reproach 10 Tom being raised with money knows nothing
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