When the camera is focusing on the performances, the camera is normally focused on female characters and performers. These characters are often introduced by others and they nearly never speak unless it is part of song. Gatsby's male guests are musicians and composers, but his female guests are singers and dancers. When Jordan describes the party guests, the most powerful female people she can mention are heirs, but the powerful men can be judges, mayors, senators and more. Daisy's cynicism about the roles of women in society are well established.