Great Gatsby

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“In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since. “Whenever you feel like criticizing any one," he told me, "just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.”(Gatsby, 1) This is one of the first impressions we receive of Nick Carraway, the narrator of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The story begins with Nick Carraway telling the story on how he moves to Long Island’s to work as a bondsman at Wall Street. When he arrives, he is welcomed with a grand next-door neighbor named Jay Gatsby. Gatsby is a wealthy, popular man who lives a lavish life waiting for his love, Daisy Buchanan to come back to him. However, Daisy is already married and has a child with Tom Buchanan, a famous polo player. The rest of the story revolves around Nick’s opinions and real life stories he has experienced with these characters. Although Carraway says he was “inclined to reserve all judgments,” Carraway makes negative judgments of the characters from the start excluding his neighbor Gat...

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