Re-read the scene between Tom, Daisy, and Gatsby at the Plaza Hotel. How does each relationship change (Tom and Daisy, Tom and Gatsby, Gatsby and Daisy)? Use text evidence to support your ideas.
After the scene at the hotel, Tom and Daisy's relationship is restored, whereas Gatsby and Daisy's is destroyed, and Tom and Gatsby's ends with Tom's victory.
The relationships in "The Great Gatsby"
In the novel "The Great Gatsby," the love triangle Tom, Daisy, and Gatsby, along with other characters, gathers in a hotel room. Tom and Daisy are husband and wife, but Daisy is having an affair with Gatsby.
During the scene, Tom reveals information about Gatsby that ends up changing Daisy's mind about him. Gatsby is a criminal who made his fortune by selling illegal alcohol. Tom and Daisy, on the other hand, come from good, wealthy families.
After the scene, relationships change:
- Daisy and Gatsby - Daisy falls out of love with Gatsby, and their relationship is destroyed.
- Daisy and Tom - Their love is rekindled, and their relationship is retored to what it used to be.
- Tom and Gatsby - The rivalry ends with Tom's victory and Gatsby's defeat.
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