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1

Resenberg on Daisy?

Daisy is someone who wants to be romantic.

2

Soyza on Daisy?

a frivolous, seemingly naive personality who claims to be very sophisticated.

3

Mulligan on Daisy?

she feels like she's living in a movie of her own life.

4

Bewley on daisy?

"Daisy has no substance", representation of "emptiness".

5

what does the persona in Ennui do (plath)?

"designs a future where nothing will occur"

6

w. Lid on Daisy and AD?

"she is the incarnation of all his elaborate fantasies, his vision of the American Dream."

7

S. Person on Daisy as a victim?

"Daisy... is more victim than victimizer."

8

Robert Stone on the novel?

The Great Gatsby is a novel "that is most representative of the American Condition".

9

Fitzgerald on the Lost generation?

a generation grown up to find all Gods dead, all wars fought, all faiths in men shaken.

10

Trimalchio, a possible foil for Gatsby, and quote about the green ball?

"The green ball fallen to the ground (foil for green light) would be too much much of a reminder of that ineluctable gravity that pulls all things back to earth, balls and dreams alike."