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Have you ever taken the time to analyze human nature in its purest form F Scott Fitzgerald wrote The Great Gatsby to model the citizens of the nation Through romance materialism and morality the characters reflect how people as a whole react in different situations We as human beings are not perfect and our flaws have been exposed throughout this novel This novel was written years ago and I ask have we remained the same Or would Fitzgerald be proud to know that humans have changed for the better In this novel romance is not defined as love but as strong feelings and the actions that come from those feelings The definition encompasses all that Gatsby is He has built his world around his one true love Daisy His lifelong desire to possess her is evident when he purchases a house that overlooks the bay to her home He is so in love with Daisy that he assumes that her feelings are just as strong as his He represents this when he gets into an argument with Tom She never loved you do you hear She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me It was a terrible mistake but in her heart she never loved anyone except me 137 He has also envisioned a perfect life with Daisy and he has awaited this moment for so long that he actually makes himself believe that he is the one and only love of Daisys life Even after he has apparently lost Daisy he still hangs on to his dream He couldnt possibly leave Daisy until he knew what she was going to do He was clutching at some last hope and I couldnt bear to shake him free 155 Daisys idea of romance is very childish She loves the excitement the chase of romance rather than actually being in love She chose to display her
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