The Great Gatsby Essay | Nick Carraway

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Nick Carraway

Summary: Provides a character analysis of Nick Carraway from "The Great Gatsby."
The narrator of The Great Gatsby is Nick Carraway, who is involved in the plot while at the same time plays the role of the "observer" which benefits the reader with richly detailed descriptions of setting and character personalities. At the beginning of the novel, Nick meets with Tom Buchanan. When Nick meets Tom in East Egg, he describes Tom's physical appearance and then his manner of speech.

" Two shining, arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face and gave him the appearance of always leaning aggressively forward. ... It was a body capable of enormous leverage-a cruel body. His speaking voice, a gruff husky tenor, added to the impression of fractiousness he conveyed. There was a touch of paternal contempt in it, even towards people he liked-" (The Great Gatsby Page 11) Through the manner and the choice of words Nick uses to describe Tom, one would ascertain that...

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