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The Great Gatsby: The Arrogance of Tom Buchanan

Summary: Discusses the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic, The Great Gatsby. Provides a character analysis of Tom Buchanan. Describes how his arrogance is revealed though his interactions with characters, the attitudes he demonstrates, his statements regarding supremacy, his infidelity, and his controlling persona.
An arrogant person is someone who exhibits domineering, pompous and aloof characteristics. In the novel "The Great Gatsby", the character Tom Buchanan may be perceived by the reader as being a very arrogant individual. His arrogance is revealed though his interactions with characters, the attitudes he demonstrates, his statements regarding supremacy, his infidelity, and his controlling persona

Tom's arrogance is evident through his social attitudes. These attitudes are underlined with racial remarks and feelings. This is particularly apparent in his dissertation on the topic of white supremacy. In a casual conversation with Nick, Daisy and Jordan, Toms restates facts from a book he read attempting to appear knowledgeable on theories regarding racial dominance. He asserts: "If we don't look out the white race will be-will be utterly submerged...It's up to us who are the dominant race to watch out or these...

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