He hadn’t once ceased looking at Daisy, and I think he revalued everything in his house according to the measure of response it drew from her well-loved eyes

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter V) on Rap Genius


Gatsby’s entire perception of the physical word is subjective to ‘Daisy-Cam’. A dangerous strategy in that it gives him no barometer with which to ascertain the intrinsic worth of, well, anything.

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