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Tom's Women

Summary: In the Great Gatsby, Tom Buchanan has two women. He is married to Daisy but has a prolonging affair with Myrtle. Myrtle is also married. Her husband is George Wilson. After just reading the book, one would think that Daisy and Myrtle have no similarities, but if they look further and analyze the symbolism and motives of the two they will see the underling similarities.
In the Great Gatsby, Tom Buchanan has two women. He is married to daisy but has a prolonging affair with myrtle. Myrtle is also married, her husband is George Wilson. After just reading the book, one would think that Daisy and Myrtle have no similarities, but if they look further and analyze the symbolism and motives of the two they will see the underling similarities. Fitzgerald is clever in his contrasting of the two but at the same time make them alike.

Daisy, Tom's wife, is not happy with the marriage. She feels that she is taken for granted by Tom and she has no way of gaining independence. Her escape is James Gatsby, the main character of the novel. When she is with Gatsby, she enjoys herself because Gatsby pampers her and tries win her over. For a good part of the book it works due to...

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