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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby


by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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The Great Gatsby Character Quotes

Nick Carraway Quotes

Okay, Gatsby's name is the one in the title—but we still think that Nick is the major player. And here's why: Gatsby is almost shockingly simple once you can put his character together from the v...

Jay Gatsby Quotes

The Great Gatsby Video   If you invented a persona based entirely on reruns of Laguna Beach, you might come up with something a lot like Jay Gatsby: a fabulously embellished, impossibly p...

Daisy Buchanan Quotes

Gatsby's entire life is devoted to the faint hope of rekindling his old love affair with Daisy. But what's so great about this Daisy, anyway?Siren SongWell, to start, she's got a killer voice. Lite...

Tom Buchanan Quotes

Meet Tom. He's a:sturdy, straw-haired man of thirty with a rather hard mouth and a supercilious manner. Two shining, arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face, and gave him the appearan...

Jordan Baker Quotes

Nick might end up "halfway in love" with Jordan, but he consistently describes her as cynical, having seen too much and heard too much to be fooled by anybody. If that's love, we'll pass. She's a P...

Myrtle Wilson Quotes

Myrtle Wilson is not too smart. If she were, she'd have recognized that Tom is Bad News. Look at the way she describes their meeting: It was on the two little seats facing each other that are alway...

Owl Eyes and Klipspringer Quotes

These two odd characters sum up two extremes of the ludicrous and bizarre people who populate Gatsby's parties, drinking his liquor and gossiping about him. On one hand, you have Owl Eyes, who show...
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