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Unformatted text preview: we learn that he is quite different from this description. After Nick is invited and goes to one of his parties, he gets to know Gatsby more as a person. He learns that Gatsby like him, was involved in the war, and like him, doesn't enjoy being the center of the party. Nick describes Gatsby at the party as, "My eyes fell on Gatsby, standing alone on the marble steps and looking from one group to another with approving eyes" (Fitzgerald 54). Nick learns from observing Gatsby that he doesn't enjoy to be the one getting drunk and dancing with all of the girls. He rather enjoys seeing the party that he threw and created....
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- Spring '08
- The Great Gatsby