In the “Great Gatsby”, money is power. Moreover, your social status is whom you are characterized as. In the novel, it shows that the desire for money and status can resolve in consequences that you may never see coming.For instance, Daisy is a character in this book that I see is much underrated. However, in order for you to see why this is so true you have to understand the situation that she is dealing with. Daisy is married to Tom, but since they’ve been married, Tom has had affairs on Daisy. Tom has a mistress (Myrtle) in New York. Daisy knows about him having the affairs. In addition, Daisy has an affair on Tom with Jay Gatsby. You can’t love two people at once. Moreover, two wrongs don’t make a right. This ties in with Daisy’s social status in a way that you have to think about it to believe it. On page 116, Daisy claims she “loves” Gatsby, “”You know I love you”, she murmured”. She’s caught up in a delusional love she thinks is real. When in reality, this “love” isn’t about actual love, but it’s about how she’s characterized upon society. Tom has done her wrong throughout their marriage. What more could a woman want than a man who isn’t only wealthy and popular, but also a gentleman who respects her. Daisy starts getting her payback on Tom by putting it out there that she and Gatsby are falling in love again. “She had told him that she loved him, and Tom Buchanan saw.” Page 119. Later on, they all go to town and that’s when everything falls apart. An argument breaks apart between Gatsby and Tom with Daisy in the middle of it all. Tom admits to screwing up in the beginning but explains that he still loves daisy. “Once in a while I go off on a spree and make a fool of myself…” Moreover, because of those same mistakes Tom consistently makes, it’s the reason why Daisy and her husband move from Chicago. Not because they wanted but it is because everyone in Chicago knew, that Tom was a player. Making Daisy look like a fool. Therefore, together they fled all because Daisy couldn’t

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