The Great Gatsby Female Characters

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  • The Great Gatsby FEMALE CHARACTER
    • Daisy Buchanan
      • "she laughed, an absurd, charming little laugh,"
      • “her face was sad and lovely with bright things in it”
      • "It was the kind of voice that the ear follows up and down as if each speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again."
      • "You didn’t come to my wedding.” Selfish as Nick wasn't back from War
      • "They're such beautiful shirts," she sobbed, her voice muffled in the thick folds. "It makes me sad because I've never seen such – such beautiful shirts before."
      • "She had told him that she loved him, and Tom Buchanan saw."
    • Myrtle Wilson
      • "She carried her surplus flesh sensuously as some women can."
      • "no facet or gleam of beauty" "immediately perceptible vitality about her"
      • "These people! You have to keep after them all the time."
    • Jordan Baker
      • "her chin raised a little, as if she were balancing something on it which was quite likely to fall."
      • "Left a borrowed car out in the rain with the top down"
      • "I don't give a damn about you now" only felt a "little dizzy"
      • ""They'll have to keep out of my way"; she insisited. "It takes two to make an accident"
      • "slender, small breasted girl with an erect carriage"
      • "A suggestion that she had moved her ball from a bad lie"


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