11 The Great Gatsby Essay Daisy

11 The Great Gatsby Essay Daisy - The Flapper Stereotype...

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The Flapper Stereotype Portrayed in The Great Gatsby There are many interesting characters in The Great Gatsby . They are what pull people into the novel. The characters all could be real people, and it makes the novel seem much more believable. Daisy is one of these characters. She doesn’t care about anybody but her self and she marries Tom for his wealth. Daisy acts like a snob and judges others often. She thinks she is above everyone else and can tell them what to do because of her financial being. Daisy doesn’t realize that her actions affect other people. Daisy’s character fits the stereotype of the upper class women of the 1920’s. Daisy’s parenting habits fit this stereotype. She has a child, maybe to fulfill that feeling of incompleteness her life always seems to have. After her daughter is born she never notices her. She hires a full time nanny to care for her and basically be her mother. Daisy doesn’t talk about her daughter much. She also doesn’t seem to worry about her or even think about her existence. Daisy herself might have grown up this way. After Daisy had her daughter she might have realized that the child wasn’t what was missing in her life, so she continues searching for it not thinking. She doesn’t seem to realize that what she is doing is affecting her daughter, Pammy. Daisy never sees her but when she
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