How Is Nick Different From The Other Guests At Gatsby's Party

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1. What I find most crucial in the plot is chapter 1 is the setting. Nick describes his home compared to Tom’s and Gatsby’s mansions. I think that someone who isn't as rich as Tom or Gatsby puts a nice perspective on a more normal look at the two situations.
2. At the beginning of the book, Nick describes himself as the only honest person he knows. He also describes himself as vert literary. He also describes himself as someone who doesn't pass judgement on people.
3. Nick describes Tom as having arrogant eyes. Nick also thinks that Tom physically seen is brutal and cruel. Also that the dominance over his face gave him the appearance of always leaning aggressively forward.
4. Jordan Baker is Daisy’s friend. Jordan has a slender body and
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Since Nick has never actually met Gatsby Nick gets a first impression of Gatsby. In Nick’s first direct contact with Gatsby, Nick notices much about Gatsby especially his smile. “one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it.”
2. Describe the two ways in which Nick differs from the other guests at Gatsby’s party.
One way Nick differs from the other guests is actually getting invited. Many of the guest at the party just showed up. Another way Nick differs is how he didn't get drunk at the party which many guest did.
3. What does Nick think of Gatsby when he first meets him? Use a quotation from the text to justify your answer.
When Nick first meets Gatsby, Nick is fascinated by him. Nick thinks that Gatsby is going to be a corpulent businessman, however Nick realizes that Gatsby is actually really friendly. “I had expected that Mr. Gatsby would be a florid and corpulent person in his middle years.”
4. What does Nick learn about Jordan Baker after he has spent some time with her?
Nick learns that Jordan is a golf champion and also plays in golf tournaments. He also learned that in Jordan’s first big golf tournament, that she cheated. Lastly Nick learns that Jordan is a bad
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Showing everyday everything was planned to self improve himself. His father is so proud of Gatsby because of how far he had come.
5. How does Nick characterize Tom and Daisy at the end of the book? Use at least one quotation from the book to justify your answer. Nick realizes that Tom and Daisy are the type of people he does not want to become. Nick describes them as, “they were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made.” He characterizes them as careless and people who destroy things and have other clean up their mess.
6. What does the green light symbolize at the end of the novel? Use a quotation from the book to justify your answer.
The green light symbolizes hope. It symbolizes to move forward to attain your dream or goal. “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter — to-morrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther. . . . And one fine morning ——
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the

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