In The Great Gatsby, what is Daisy’s real response to Gatsby's party, according to Nick?
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Nick observes that Daisy did not enjoy the party, except for the short time she had spent alone with Gatsby. For the most part, Daisy was "offended" by party, in Nick's words, "because it wasn't a gesture but an emotion." Daisy's negative reaction to Gatsby's party extended to West Egg generally:
She was appalled by West Egg, this unprecedented "place" that Broadway had begotten upon a Long Island fishing village--appalled by its raw vigor that chafed under the old euphemisms . . . . She saw something awful in the very simplicity she failed to understand.
Daisy snobbishly rejects West Egg because it lacks the superficiality of the social conventions with which she has always lived.
According Nick Daisy was not so enthusiastic about the party. It just was not for her. Daisy viewed all the people n the party as flippant, rowdy, and rude. Her tone of voice carried like that of an elitist. Daisy basically saw the party beneath her. She would sit and mop around complain about how boring the party was. Remember Daisy is use to attending parties where socialites and those a like gather around and basically network and gossip.
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