Gatsby

´╗┐Title: Compare and Contrast of Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan

Introduction:   In F. Scott Fitzgerald's   The Great Gatsby the plot revolves around Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan's love for Daisy. Although Tom and Gatsby are both very different in the ways they love Daisy . They demonstrate to be similar as they both want Daisy for themselves.
Thesis Statement: Although Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan share many similarities these two men also have a even greater amount of differences.

First Paragraph Tom: Tom Buchanan in the novel The Great Gatsby was introduced as Daisy Buchanan's husband. He was a great football player back in college with Nick Carraway. He was born with wealth. He lives in East Egg which have people live there who have old money not new like Gatsby.Tom went Yale like Nick and he never did a lot of work because of his wealth. One of Tom's main attribute's in the novel was that he had a very rude personality. He puts down people all throughout the novel. He shows off his money to anyone that would listen. Tom is a very shallow and cold-hearted person who doesn't care about others as long as it doesn't effect him.To make the matters worse, he's cheating on his wife Daisy. He doesn't even like her for true love, but like a trophy to show off. He doesn't even strive for her love because he knows he has enough money to keep her with him.

Second Paragraph Jay:   Jay Gatsby's main attributes in the novel The Great Gatsby consist of him being very passionate and of a kind personality. He lives in West Egg and is a neighbor to Nick Carroway. Gatsby also throws big extravagant parties that contain people with new money. He came from a poor family, his parents worked on a farm.   He was from North Dakota. He struggled with getting money to get his way through college. Jay gatsby was a good-hearted man who wanted the woman he loved that was married to another man. He was willing to whatever it took get her back with him. His love for her is one of his main...