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Romantic Couples in Literature

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TheGreatGatsby

Gatsby and Daisy
The Great Gatsby,
by F. Scott Fitzgerald


In a period marked by surrealism and superficiality, Jay Gatsby attempts to win back his old flame, Daisy, with flashy parties and panache. Daisy's marriage presents a weighty obstacle, but Gatsby fervently persists. Reviving Daisy's attentions are his sole purpose, and his entire existence is constructed around regaining her affections. However, his schemes are soon discovered and immediately extinguished by Daisy's bullish husband. In a final tribute to his love, Gatsby gallantly protects Daisy from a disastrous incident, which ultimately leads to his own demise.

Next: Jane Eyre and Rochester
Jane Eyre,
by Charlotte Bronte

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