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Chapter 7 Great Gatsby QuestionsHow does Gatsby characterize Daisy's voice and what do...

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cojousa | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 2, 2011 at 1:16 AM via web

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Chapter 7 Great Gatsby Questions

How does Gatsby characterize Daisy's voice and what do you think he means by this?

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted November 2, 2011 at 3:56 AM (Answer #2)

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Gatsby says that Daisy's voice is full of money because Daisy has always lived a life of privilege, and always will.  She represents the sophisticated upper crust of the East Egg.

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stolperia | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted November 2, 2011 at 5:32 AM (Answer #3)

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Being the insecure individual he was, Gatsby may have been slightly envious as he made this comment about Daisy. He created the fantasy world in which he lived in an effort to make himself appear as someone who came from a wealthy background. He may have been recognizing that it wasn't true for him, but that was an accurate description of Daisy's background.

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