Nick Carraway And Jay Gatsby's Relationship

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In the book "The Great gatsby", Nick Carraway has a high opinion of Jay Gatsby. In the beginning, Nick Carraway states, "There was something gorgeous about him, some heightened sensitivity to the promises of life, as if he were related to one of those intricate machines that register earthquakes ten thousand miles away." Nick thinks of Gatsby as a well-mannered man, the way he presents himself, and his love for Daisy. When Nick first talked to Gatsby, he noticed the way he words/says things. Gatsby is a well-mannered man, he knows how to act and is very polite. He refers to Nick as "Old Sport", instead of his real name. Gatsby's posture and attitude really made a great impression. Nick states, "He had one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life." During their conversation, Nick had noticed that him and Gatsby had something in common. They both were in the war at the same time.…show more content…
there were also rumors that Gatsby had killed a man himself. Gatsby states, "I am the son of some wealthy people in the Middle West, all dead now. I was brought up in America but educated at Oxford because all my ancestors have been educated there for many years." Nick has his suspicions by saying "I knew why Jordan Baker had believed he was lying. He hurried the phrase "educated at Oxford", or swallowed it, or choked on
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