Jordan says, “She might have the decency not to telephone him a dinner time. ” (Fitzgerald, 20) Tom got a call from some women at dinner time, and Jordan claims that the women is Tom’s, suggesting that he is sleeping with someone else.
You learn throughout the novel that Tom and Daisy relationship is not to most ideal, happy relationship.
is the pursuit of what can be termed the American dream. By choosing a major character or a situation in Fitzgerald’s novel, discuss how or whether Fitzgerald is successful in exposing the underside of the American dream) by Scott Fitzgerald embodies many themes; however the most significant one relates to the corruption of the American dream.
The American Dream is defined as someone starting low on the economic or social level, and working hard towards prosperity and or wealth and fame.
This later on causes destruction, and destroys Myrtle.
It was later found that Daisy was the one that hit Myrtle with her car which resulted in the death of Myrtle.Myrtle, Gatsby and Daisy have all been corrupted and destroyed by the dream.The desire for a luxurious life is what lures Myrtle into having an affair with Tom.Tom seems to be abusive towards her, and rather does not seem to care much about her.Daisy thinks she has everything, wealth, love and happiness which all tie into the American dream, but then she discovers that she has nothing and that she has been corrupted by this specific dream.She thought she has all she desired for but truly realized she had nothing.She has a child, who does not seem important to her at all.is a novel that shows what happened to the American Dream in the 1920’s, which is a time period when the dreams became corrupted for many reasons.The American dream not only causes corruption but has caused destruction.The hope for happiness is something that Daisy hoped to have, but by finding out she married the wrong man changed who she is and her over outlook on life.Early on in the novel, Daisy finds out a secret that Tom is hiding from her.