What image do you think can represent Jordan Baker's character from The Great Gatsby?

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What about a cubic zirconia diamond?  It's a fake diamond, because it's man made.  It looks like a real diamond and has many similar properties, but it's fake.  

Jordan Baker is a professional golfer.  She's wealthy and glitzy.  She's extremely attractive.  She is desired by all kinds of men and a celebrity of sorts.  She's a lot like a diamond.  Flashy, well known, and worth a lot of money.  

However, Jordan Baker is a liar and a cheat.  

She was incurably dishonest.

She cheated in her first golf tournament, and she is a perpetual liar.  She doesn't like to date clever men, because they see through her falsehoods.  That's just like a cubic zirconia diamond.  It looks nice and flashy, but it is not pure. It's fake . . . like Jordan. 

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