compare and contrast daisy and myrtle
18 April 2013 Compare and Contrast: Daisy and Myrtle
The Great Gatsby is a novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This novel features Jay Gatsby, George Wilson, Nick Carraway, Jordan Baker and Tom Buchanan along with many others to show the hopes, the struggles and the romance the characters went through each and every day. Due to the mixing of the two social classes: the rich and the poor, we learn about the causes and effects of what they face. In the book, two major characters that greatly influenced this story were Daisy Buchanan and Myrtle Wilson. Both of them had difficulties in the way they acted, felt, and where they belonged to. They also have some relatable characteristics that are alike …show more content…
Myrtle Wilson and Daisy Buchanan are also difficult in many ways. Daisy is part of the upper class of society, making her rich, while Myrtle is in the lower class, making her poor (Fitzgerald). Myrtle has such a bad life, she constantly dreams of having a better one that’s why she was with Tom in the first place. Daisy being smart married Tom to continue having that rich girl lifestyle (Fitzgerald). She is a very pretty woman, model like. Myrtle on the other had is an ordinary looking woman, not ugly but fair.
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