The Great Gatsby Study Guide - The Great Gatsby Study Guide American Literature Ms Baronne and Mrs Beltz Characters Be prepared to answer several

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The Great Gatsby Study Guide American Literature: Ms. Baronne and Mrs. Beltz Characters: Be prepared to answer several questions related to the major characters of this novel: Nick Carraway: He is the narrator of the story. He moves East from the Midwest to work in the bond market. He is a cousin to Daisy Buchanan and becomes a neighbor to Jay Gatsby. He is at first attracted to the lives of the rich and famous he encounters on Long Island, but then becomes disgusted with their lack of moral character. By the end of the story, he returns to the Midwest to get away from the people he has met in the East. He describes himself as an honest person who tries not to judge people. Jay Gatsby (aka James Gatz) is a self-made millionaire who has made his money illegally. He lives in an enormous mansion in West Egg. He is in love with Daisy Buchanan and has built his whole life around the hope of winning back her love. He fell in love with Daisy when he was stationed in Louisville, KY before going to serve in the war. Although he tells Nick he was born in San Francisco, he was born in North Dakota

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