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Question: Why would a woman willingly marry a man when she is clearly in love with another man? This question is brought up in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald when Daisy makes the decision to marry Tom Buchanan. Before Tom Daisy had met another man named Jay Gatsby. She fell in love with him and he fell in love with her, he thought she was everything he ever wanted, so beautiful and rich. Even the way she talked sounded thick, rich, and thrilling and that’s what Gatsby wanted; he wanted to have her and to be rich and to give anything she wanted. Although, for him to do this he needed to go make his mark and become rich to be on the same level as Daisy. He asked her to wait for him while he made his way in the world, so after the war he tried to make money but Daisy just wanted him to come back with her. When he took too long Daisy felt obligated to move on, she was rich, old money and she was expected to marry an old money man. Tom Buchanan was that rich man, he was wealthy and acceptable and was just expected to marry him, and she did what was expected of her. Even the day before her
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