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The Great Gatsby: Comparing Tom and Daisy

Summary: Reviews The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Examines shared characteristics between characters Tom and Daisy. Details how the characters reflect modernist theory.
Throughout modernist American literature one novel seems to stand out as especially significant to the twentieth century. With all of its symbolism and imagery The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is truly a book with much to uncover. The plot is unique, and the themes are reinforced through the symbols and motifs. In the story Tom and Daisy Buchanan seem to be particularly interesting in the fact that they are somewhat opposite but they have undeniable parallels between them.

Tom Buchanan is seen as the paramount of evil and no more than a vulgar minded bigot, and infidel whose only concern seems to be his money. Throughout the story he resents Gatsby for interfering with the crumbling relationship that he and his wife Daisy share. He is constantly having an affair with a poor distraught woman, Myrtle, and doesn't seem to care...

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