The Great Gatsby Essay | "The Great Gatsby Bliss"

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"The Great Gatsby Bliss"

Summary: "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald: Discussion on the statement, "Ignorance is bliss."
In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby, one of the main ideas was ignorance is bliss. The line that backs up this statement was when Daisy Buchanan, Tom Buchanan's adulteress wife, says about her daughter "-that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool." Therefore, this book went against the commonly stated belief that knowledge is power.

The reason Daisy Buchanan hoped her daughter would be a fool was because she believed everything was terrible. So, one could presume the world around her, for instance, in general was evil and corrupt or her marriage was very distressing and slowly deteriorating. Yet the novel focuses on Daisy's marriage to Tom Buchanan. He was not anywhere to be found within an hour of his wife's delivery, of their only child whom was a girl. Additionally we discovered Tom's affair...

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