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Character Flaws in Literature

Summary: Everyone has at least has one flaw in their life; nothing is perfect or else everything would move in peace and harmony. A comparison of three literary characters -- Janie in Their Eyes Were Watching God, Jake Barnes and Brett Ashley in The Sun Also Rises, and Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan in the Great Gatsby -- reveals their various flaws and how those flaws impacted their actions and their ability to find happiness with their respective companions.
Everyone has at least has a flaw in their life. Nothing is perfect or else everything would move in peace loving harmony. If everything was perfect we wouldn't have to compete with one another. It is these flaws we have that make us unique individuals. Each of the main characters at least had a characteristic that stopped them from being with each other. It was both physical and mental problems that caused their dilemmas.

In Their Eyes Were Watching God, Janie had a beautiful vision of love when she was young. Janie's grandmother prevented her from being with boys because she was very protective. The grandmother was so protective of her that she changed her view of love. The grandmother's view of love was a man that could provide a house, some food, and have money. The woman's job was to stand by her man and...

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