The Great Gatsby

Jordan furthers the plot when she takes over as narrator to provide background, and tell the events of 1917 (p.48). What aspect of Daisy’s personality comes across clearly in Jordan’s account? What does Fitzgerald’s achieve by using Jordan to narrate thi


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Jordan's account of Daisy makes Daisy sound opportunistic, fickle, and rather immature. Though she had promised to wait for Gatsby's return, she accepted Tom Buchanan's proposal of marriage while Gatsby was still away at war. The night before her wedding, Daisy suddenly realized the enormity of her mistake; she became hysterical and drank herself into a stupor.