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and creatures and then retreated back into their money of their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together and let other people clean up the mess they had made.” This quotation describes the mentality of the current wealthy class. They were oblivious to their surroundings and they felt that everything would be alright if they had money. It also describes Nick’s thoughts about them. He is repulsed by their careless attitude saying how they “smash up” things. 7. “After Gatsby's death the East was haunted for me like that, distorted beyond my eyes' power of correction. So when the blue smoke of brittle leaves was in the air and the wind blew the wet laundry stiff on the line I decided to come back home.” This shows Nicks final conclusion of the East. After Gatsby's death he realizes that there really is no life and to the community. It seems the only reason he was staying was because of Gatsby. Now that Gatsby passed away Nick is disgusted by how shallow the people of east and west egg are. 8. “He knew that when he kissed this girl, and forever wed his unutterable visions to her perishable breath, his mind would never romp again like the mind of God.” Previously, Gatsby had a regime to improve himself daily. His imagination was endless and he could climb up into the heavens to suck the palp of life. But only alone. When he kissed Daisy, this wonderful image of climbing up into the heavens dropped down to only Daisy. He became infatuated by daisy that he worships her. He is restricted by the goal of obtaining Daisy. Name Role in the Story Significance Adjectives
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Daisy Cousin of Nick, woman that Gatsby loves Daisy was courted by Gatsby as a young women before the war and fell in love with him and promised to wait for him. However, Daisy needs love and then marries a man named Tom where she then lives across from Gatsby. Sardonic, cynical, superficial Jay Gatsby Protagonist A wealthy young man who loves in a mansion in West Egg. He is famous for his fancy parties, but no one knows his past or how he became so wealthy. He falls in love with Daisy and made his fortune trying to please her. Flawed, dishonest, vulgar, optimist Nick Narrator Young man who goes to fight in World War 1 after completing his education at Yale. He then goes to New York to go into the bond business and becomes neighbors with Gatsby. He is the cousin of Daisy and facilitates the love between Gatsby and Daisy. Honest, tolerant, not judgmental, reserved Tom Husband of Daisy Tom is the husband of Daisy that she marries after she decides she cannot wait for the love of Gatsby when he is at war. He is very disrespectful and angry and forces confrontation with Arrogant, hypocritical, bully, sexist, racist
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Daisy involving her affair with Gatsby immediately.
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