How is Gatsby a romantic?
Gatsby himself was a romantic character that was in a world of reality. Gatsby is a young man who is confused with himself and the situation he is in with Daisy. His special love for Daisy makes him such a determined and romantic person. He never gives up on the love he had for her and always tries to win her from Tom.
Why did Gatsby not marry Daisy?
A quote in chapter 8 of The Great Gatsby that explains why Daisy married Tom instead of waiting for Gatsby is “She wanted her life shaped now, immediately—and the decision must be made by some force—of love, of money, of unquestionable practicality—that was close at hand.”
What is Gatsby obsessed with?
Gatsby’s obsession for money, “the instrument which will enable him to fulfil his dream”, is closely related to his dream of regaining “the peace Daisy once gave him”, and with this desire goes the obsession to repeat the past.
How did Daisy and Gatsby fall in love?
No one was more surprised than Gatsby to discover that Daisy loved him, too. She loved him because she thought he was brilliant when in fact he just knew different things than she did. So, Gatsby unexpectedly fell in love with Daisy because she represented everything he wanted in life–quality, class, and money.
What age did Gatsby die?