“What’ll we do with ourselves this afternoon?” cried Daisy, “and the day after that, and the next thirty years?”
Fitzgerald emphasizes Daisy’s restlessness here. With a great fortune, social standing, and material possessions, Daisy does not have much else to desire or seek in her life.
The seemingly endless language that Daisy uses draws attention to the upper class' restlessness in the 1920s. During this era of booming industrialization and progress, restlessness was solved with parties, drinking illegally during prohibition, and in Daisy’s case, day trips to New York.
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