The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Essay

836 Words Mar 17th, 2016 4 Pages
The Great Gatsby illustrates a genuine classic of Fitzgerald’s 1900’s work. This novel presents a party like lifestyle, but at the same time presenting an elegant lifestyle. Jay Gatsby, who is a fabulously wealthy man, reveals his lust for wealth and romance. This novel develops in a first person perspective, who is told by Nick, which in a way is an invisible and non-judgmental narrator. Sensitive humility demonstrates integrity, conscience, and patience, described by Nick Caraway while he narrates within the Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Honesty is heavily expressed throughout the Great Gatsby. The honest man describes Nick Caraway personality throughout the novel in many different elements. For example, in the text Nick says “Every one suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine, I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known.". Nick is too polite and straightforward, however, he is not afraid to speak his mind. Nick still looks to visualize himself as a boy with high standards for everybody, yet sometimes meets with himself, so he can embrace himself on maintaining his standards. Nick constantly tries to be an honest man, while in the corrupt, high speed world of east coast society. As we see out in the novel, Nick continuously demonstrates his qualities of being an honest human being. In addition, we see nick being a passionate, honest gentleman throughout the text. Essentially becoming the lover to Jordan Baker, while…

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