The Great Gatsby Essay | The Great Gatsby: Nick and Daisy's First Meeting

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The Great Gatsby: Nick and Daisy's First Meeting

Summary: Analyzes The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Discusses specifically the first meeting between Nick and Daisy. Explores the character of Nick and reveals why he finds Daisy's world deeply disturbing. Explains how their first meeting reveals this.
It is true to say that in Nick's first meeting of Daisy, Tom and Jordan, it is clear that he is attracted by the glamour of their world, while finding it disturbing. Fitzgerald reveals through Nick by demonstrating the qualities of those three characters - by doing so, this reflects on the qualities of their world as seen from Nick's point of view, and are heightened by the author's use of language. However, one can argue that Nick doesn't find their world deeply disturbing in this particular passage, yet at later stages in the novel definite sense of this becomes apparent.

Nick is attracted to the glamour of the sexual allure brought about by both Tom and Daisy. Fitzgerald makes his first description of Tom almost pornographic in his use of phallic imagery, making it even more emphatic, `you could see a...

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