And held my hand for a moment, looking up into my face, promising that there was no one in the world she so much wanted to see.That was a way she had.

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


Daisy treating Nick like this is similar to Gatsby’s smile that “concentrates on you with irresistible favor”. The way they treat other people is similar, which indicates Daisy has more in common with Gatsby than the condescending Tom.

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