Nick Carraway And Jordan Baker In The Great Gatsby
He 's waited so long. He thought you might be offended. You see he 's a regular tough underneath it all. ' 'Why didn 't he ask you to arrange a meeting? ' 'He wants her to see his house, and your house is right next door '” (Fitzgerald 77).
This conversation does not exist in the film, and its importance is that is reveals how Nick feels about everything. The conversation gives the reader to figure out how Nick feels about Gatsby 's request at the moment. The infinite time in the text gives Nick the ability to express his thoughts and emotions significantly more than he can in the film. The film does not completely allow his thinking process to be seen or heard, but the text does. This shift between the film and the text allows the reader to better understand the characters, as well as the situations they are to