Relationships In The Great Gatsby

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“Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead” (Fitzgerald 172). In the novel, The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald the narrator Nick was a faithful friend to Gatsby. Fitzgerald used the relationships between characters to set the scene. Tom cheats on his wife Daisy with Myrtle, Daisy cheats on Tom with Gatsby, Myrtle’s husband kills Gatsby, and Nick is the only one left. The entire novel is based on Gatsby’s endless pursuit of the dream that is Daisy and leads all to the bitter end. Despite the events that happen throughout the novel Gatsby, Nick, and Daisy do not change who they are.

Nick Carroway grew up unaccustomed to the East Egg lifestyle. Through his father’s teachings Nick has