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Professor Tony Bowers from the College of DuPage explains the main characters in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby.
|Jay Gatsby||Jay Gatsby is an affluent businessman who uses his mysterious wealth to throw extravagant parties. Read More|
|Nick Carraway||Nick Carraway is the novel's insightful, kind narrator who is not overly concerned with wealth. Read More|
|Daisy Buchanan||Daisy Buchanan is a beautiful, superficial socialite who is courted by many men, including Gatsby. Read More|
|Tom Buchanan||Tom Buchanan is an arrogant, wealthy bully who lives an immoral, abusive life. Read More|
|George Wilson||George Wilson is a gas station owner content to be part of the lower class. Read More|
|Myrtle Wilson||Myrtle Wilson is a lower-class woman who experiences the elite life through her affair with Tom. Read More|
|Jordan Baker||Jordan Baker is a beautiful professional golfer who is somewhat dishonest. Read More|
|Pammy Buchanan||Pammy is the young daughter of Daisy and Tom Buchanan.|
|Mr. Carraway||Mr. Carraway, whose first name is not provided, is Nick's father; he gives Nick sage advice about how to treat people.|
|Catherine||Catherine is identified by first name only. She is Myrtle's sister and knows of the affair between Myrtle and Gatsby.|
|Dan Cody||Dan is a mentor to James Gatz, later known as Jay Gatsby.|
|Henry Gatz||Henry is the father of Jay Gatsby.|
|Ewing Klipspringer||Ewing is Gatsby's frequent guest who leeches off the rich man's wealth.|
|Chester McKee||Chester is a photographer who, with his wife, Lucille, lives in the New York apartment below the apartment rented by Tom Buchanan.|
|Lucille McKee||Lucille and her husband, Chester, are downstairs neighbors to Tom Buchanan in the New York apartment building.|
|Michaelis||Michaelis, who is identified by first name only, is George's kind neighbor who tries to comfort George after Myrtle is killed.|
|Meyer Wolfsheim||Meyer is Gatsby's unscrupulous business partner; a member of the mob.|