How did Tom and Daisy spend their honeymoon in The Great Gatsby?

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In chapter four, Jordan Baker elaborates on Daisy and Gatsby's past before Gatsby left the United States to fight overseas. When Gatsby left for the war, Daisy was courted by the most wealthy, eligible bachelors around. Eventually, Tom Buchanan proposed to Daisy and presented her with a string of pearls valued at three hundred and fifty thousand dollars on the day before the wedding. Despite Daisy's initial hesitation, she ended up marrying Tom and Jordan mentions that the wedding was extremely expensive and magnificent. After the wedding, Tom and Daisy spend three months in the South Seas on their honeymoon. Fitzgerald does not elaborate on the activities the newlyweds engaged in during their long honeymoon, but Jordan recalls seeing them in Santa Barbara shortly after the honeymoon. According to Jordan, Daisy was infatuated with Tom and would often look at him with "unfathomable delight." Unfortunately, Daisy discovered that Tom was cheating on her with a chambermaid at the Santa Barbara Hotel and has been completely jaded about her marriage and suspicious of Tom ever since.

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Fitzgerald leaves the reader to imagine how Tom and Daisy spent their honeymoon.  There was an emotional connection that Daisy held towards Gatsby, something that she displayed supposed passion and intensity towards.  This was interrupted with Tom's proposal of marriage and the gift of a "string of pearls valued at three hundred and fifty thousand dollars."  Once Daisy accepts this proposal, Fitzgerald describes the sequence of events with brevity, almost reflecting Daisy's emotional state of being:  " Next day at five o’clock she married Tom Buchanan without so much as a shiver, and started off on a three months’ trip to the South Seas."  

Tom and Daisy spend their honeymoon traveling.  Jordan speaks of how Daisy's demeanor changes when she returns.  She is more possessive and clinging towards Tom.  Jordan also speaks of how Tom engaged in infidelities, even while on the honeymoon.  This leads the reader to surmise that they spent their honeymoon in a descent into carnal oblivion, where temporal satisfaction was perceived to represent emotional fulfillment.  The fact that Daisy is immediately attracted to the money and financial comfort that Tom represents indicates that their honeymoon was spent in full immersion of physical and temporal satisfaction on as many levels as possible.  It is in this way in which Tom and Daisy spent their honeymoon.  The manner in which they spent their honeymoon represents the superficiality that both come to represent in their individual actions and in their marriage.

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