Why did Daisy choose Tom in the end?

In The Great Gatsby, Daisy chooses Tom in the end because his wealth is more secure than Gatsby's. Daisy recognizes that she will never lose her wealth or social status as Tom's wife, and she is not willing to risk her luxurious lifestyle for Gatsby.

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In Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby, Daisy is portrayed as an extremely superficial, materialistic woman, who is primarily concerned with living in luxury and enjoying the privileges of being an elite member of society. As a young woman, Daisy fell in love with Jay Gatsby , and their...

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In Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby, Daisy is portrayed as an extremely superficial, materialistic woman, who is primarily concerned with living in luxury and enjoying the privileges of being an elite member of society. As a young woman, Daisy fell in love with Jay Gatsby, and their brief romance ended when he was deployed to fight overseas. At the time, Daisy was unaware that Gatsby was a poor man who could never support her lavish lifestyle.

After Gatsby left Kentucky, Daisy began dating again and eventually married the affluent Tom Buchanan. Despite the fact that he was an arrogant, ignorant man, Daisy married Tom because his wealth was secure and she would maintain her upper-class social status.

After marrying Tom, Daisy becomes disenchanted with him when she discovers his infidelity, but she stays in the marriage so that she will remain financially secure. After reuniting with Gatsby, Daisy proceeds to carry on an affair with him and entertains the idea of leaving Tom. However, Tom confronts Gatsby in chapter 7 and exposes him as a bootlegger. After the heated argument between Tom and Gatsby in which Gatsby attempts to make her admit that she never loved Tom, Daisy and Gatsby go for a drive, and Daisy hits and kills Myrtle.

Daisy chooses Tom in the end because his wealth is secure. She likely recognizes that Gatsby could lose his wealth at any time, and she is not willing to risk her privileged status or luxurious lifestyle. Although she may prefer Gatsby as a person, she values wealth and status over relationships or her emotional well-being. Tom will always be wealthy, and because of this, Daisy is willing to remain in a dysfunctional marriage instead of being with the man she actually prefers.

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