The Great Gatsby Essay | Daisy's Rejection of Gatsby

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Daisy's Rejection of Gatsby

Summary: In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, the title character blindly follows his desire for Daisy Buchanan, never realizing that he will never attain the transcendental love he seeks. Throughout the novel, Fitzgerald uses foreshadowing to prepare the reader for Daisy's complete rejection of Gatsby, which culminates with her failure to attend his funeral.
Most people have some wish or goal in life that, while perhaps exciting, probably is not the most practical. Fortunately, the majority of people realize that their wish is only that; an unobtainable fantasy. However, in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, the title character blindly follows his desire for Daisy Buchanan, never realizing that he will never attain the transcendental love he seeks. Throughout the novel, Fitzgerald uses foreshadowing to prepare the reader for Daisy's complete rejection of Gatsby, which culminates with her failure to attend his funeral.

When first introduced to Daisy through Jordan Baker's story, the reader perceives Daisy as a complete flake who cannot make up her mind, and this sketch of her character foreshadows the imminent rejection of Gatsby, as she quickly vacillates from one mood to the other. When she first meets Gatsby, they are "so engrossed in each other...

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