Great Gatsby Essay

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How can Appearance Affect People Can a person's personality be judged by the way he or she looks? There are some people in the world that try to impress others by either appearance or by buying gifts for them. In the novel Great Gatsby, there are three characters that used their appearances to show how they felt about other people while not showing the actual way they felt about each other. Such characters in the novel that use appearances are: Daisy Buchanan, Tom Buchanan, and Jay Gatsby. Daisy Buchanan can be considered to be a confused character. There were times in the novel when she loved both Tom Buchanan and Jay Gatsby. She only associated with people who were wealthy. When Daisy was younger, she had two choices of who to marry. Obviously, Daisy chose to be with Tom Buchanan because he was a richer person. As time went by, Gatsby becomes really rich. Then Daisy falls in love with Gatsby's money. Man people think that this was the reason that she fell in love with Jay. Her appearance was two-faced; she would go wherever she thinks she would be happy with a rich person. Many people can even call her a person after money, or in other words, a prostitute. Tom Buchanan is one abusive guy when he does not like a person doing what he does the thing that a typical male would do, beat on his wife when he thinks that his wife did something wrong. He beat her many times. Many people have said that Daisy should have been with Gatsby from the beginning no matter how much money Tom had because Jay was a better person. Tom was...

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