How Is Gatsby Parties Nick And His Past, Nick And Jordan

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Gatsby & parties, Nick & his past, Nick & Jordan In chapter two of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, Tom’s esoteric background and his infidelity with Myrtle Wilson is essentially introduced in the novel. Chapter 3 juxtaposes with chapter 2 as Fitzgerald introduces Gatsby’s background, which is quite different from Tom’s. Gatsby is courteous, generous, and hospitable in his parties unlike Tom and his wealth is evident throughout the chapter. Chapter three also provides information about Nick and his perspective of Jordan Baker. In chapter three, Fitzgerald displays Gatsby’s background and his wealth evidently displayed in his parties and Nick’s thoughts about Jordan Baker. Nick was evident of Gatsby’s parties during the summer. From …show more content…

Nick and Jordan are intrigued to discover who Gatsby was. Unexpectedly, Nick discovers a man who remembered him from WWI was Gatsby. Nick illustrates the idiosyncratic Gatsby’s exquisite appearance, his solitude since he is a non-alcoholic, and his reputation. Nick crafts Gatsby’s description, “His tanned skin was drawn attractively tight on his face and his short hair looked as though it were trimmed every day...the fact that he was not drinking helped to set him off from his one swooned backward on Gatsby, and no French bob touched Gatsby’s shoulder, and no singing quartets were formed with Gatsby’s head for one link” (Fitzgerald 50). Nick’s fascination for Gatsby is clearly evident during the chapter. Since Nick’s fascination for Gatsby is insatiable and he is neighbors with Gatsby, a bond may be established between each other. Also, Gatsby’s solitude is caused by the misinterpretation of his guests of his true persona and there oblivious of his existence. This solitude is displayed in the gratitude he received from the opportunistic, unloyal women. From the information asserted, Tom and Gatsby’s personalities are clearly …show more content…

Nick enjoyed going out in public with Jordan since she was a famous athlete. Yet Nick finally realizes she is not in love with her due to her dishonesty. Jordan is egocentric of her reputation as seen in her cheating scandal when she used her superiority to display her win as a fait accompli, even though she evidently cheated. Thus, Jordan lies to get away from her problems and keep her reputation spotless. Fitzgerald juxtaposes Nick with Jordan, “She was incurably dishonest. She wasn’t able to endure being at a disadvantage order to keep that cool smile, insolent smile turned to the world and yet satisfy the demands of her hard, jaunty body...Dishonesty in a woman is a thing you never blame deeply--I was casually sorry, and then I forgot...I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known” (Fitzgerald 58-59). Even if Nick is fastidious about Jordan and her imperfections, he is still fond of her due to her physical attributes. Nick was intrigued about her physical appearance, being with her due to her reputation, and hedonistically attracted towards her. On the other hand, Nick has evidently proven he has moral values such as honesty. Nick has been honest throughout the novel and evidently he has a sense of self-worth since he has never doubted himself for his opinions or his actions. Throughout the novel, Nick has evidently displayed personal integrity and a sense of right or wrong unlike the

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  • Analyzes how fitzgerald introduces tom's esoteric background and his infidelity with myrtle wilson in chapter two of the great gatsby.
  • Analyzes how nick's illustration of gatsby’s parties substantiates the unimaginable amount of his wealth. although he is a generous person for providing his luxurious cars, boats, and alcohol to an elated myriad of guests, his guests are erroneous.
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