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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

  

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby Characters

Meet the Cast

Nick Carraway

(Click the character infographic to download.)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...

Jay Gatsby

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

(Click the character infographic to download.)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 Song...

Tom Buchanan

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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 dom...

Jordan Baker

(Click the character infographic to download.)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...

George Wilson

(Click the character infographic to download.) Poor George. He really gets the short end of the stick in this one. And, seeing as he's one of the few characters without staggering flaws, he doesn't...

Myrtle Wilson

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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 tw...

Meyer Wolfsheim

(Click the character infographic to download.) We don't know a lot about Meyer Wolfsheim – and we're not supposed to. Beyond the fact that he's a business associate and a friend of Gatsby's, all...

Owl Eyes and Klipspringer

(Click the character infographic to download.) These two odd characters sum up two extremes of the ludicrous and bizarre people who populate Gatsby's parties, drinking his liquor and gossiping abou...