The Great Gatsby Characterisation: Daisy Buchanan Tom Buchanan

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  • The Great Gatsby Characterisation: Daisy Buchanan Tom Buchanan
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  • Daisy Buchanan I hope shell be a fool. Thats the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool. Daisy Buchanan Daisy Buchanan is the second cousin of Nick Carraway Fitzgerald carefully builds Daisy's character with associations of light, purity, and innocence, when all is said and done, she is the opposite from what she presents herself to be. Gatsby and Daisy first met in Louisville, Kentucky in 1917 before he goes off to fight in World War II After marrying Tom Buchanan, a very rich man, she moves to East Egg, Long Island. She is the mother of Pammy Buchanan Daisy knows about her husband's affairs
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  • Tom Buchanan Toms familys wealth goes far back Husband to Daisy Buchanan He commands attention through his strong personality and controversial views (racist, sexist) He is an arrogant, hypocritical bully Lives a life of luxury in East Egg Plays polo, rides horses, drives fast cars Not loyal in marriage and proud of his many affairs Currently having an affair with Myrtle Wilson Powerfully built and in his thirties He nodded sagely. "And what's more, I love Daisy too. Once in a while I go off on a spree and make a fool of myself, but I always come back, and in my heart I love her all the time. Tom Buchcanan


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