Describe Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby.

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Daisy Buchanan is a very rich denizen of East Egg, the more fashionable and upscale of the two Eggs.  She is married to a man, Tom Buchanan, who also comes from "old money," meaning that he hasn't worked for it but has, instead, inherited his fortune.  She is selfish, chastising her cousin, the narrator, Nick , for not coming to her wedding (even though he'd been away fighting in the war).  She is also fairly cynical, preferring her daughter be "'a beautiful little fool'" because she thinks that the best thing for a woman to be, presumably because she won't be smart enough to be...

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