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The Great Gatsby

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Title: The Great Gatsby


1
The Great Gatsby
  • An Introduction to Major Characters

2
Nick Carraway
  • Yale-educated, West Egg narrator
  • Neighbor to Jay Gatsby
  • Cousin of Daisy Buchanan
  • Eyewitness of the action

3
Jay Gatsby
  • The fabulously wealthy, West Egg protagonist
  • Former lover of Daisy Buchanan
  • Mysterious history
  • an extraordinary gift for hope

4
Daisy Buchanan
  • Born in Louisville, KY to an Old Money family
  • Wife of Tom Buchanan
  • Socialite and mother to young Pammy
  • Past connection to Gatsby

5
Tom Buchanan
  • Outrageously wealthy husband of Daisy
  • Attended New Haven with Nick and known for his
    aggressive behavior
  • Involved with Myrtle Wilson
  • The Rise of the Coloured Empires

6
Jordan Baker
  • Childhood friend of Daisy
  • Represents the new women of the 1920s
  • Competitive golfer
  • Rumor surrounds her

7
Myrtle Wilson
  • Lover of Tom Buchanan who lives in the Valley of
    Ashes
  • Influenced by her surroundings
  • Known for her extravagant yet poor taste

8
George Wilson
  • Owner of the filling station in the Valley of
    Ashes
  • Appears lifeless when compared to his wife Myrtle
  • Devastated by the news of Myrtles affair with Tom

9
Owl Eyes
  • A bespectacled drunk who attends a Gatsby party
  • Found in the library and comments upon the books

10
Klipspringer
  • Freeloader living at the Gatsby Mansion
  • Plays The Love Nest
  • Takes advantage of Gatsbys wealth
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