Great Gatsby Integrity

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In The Great Gatsby, a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nick, the main character, follows his father’s saying on how reserving judgements is a matter of hope. Fitzgerald uses Nick in the novel to portray how Gatsby lived his life based on his goal in pursuing Daisy. Though he has not forgotten the quote or the moral significance of it, he attempts to accommodate his father’s saying, but he struggles due to Gatsby’s involvement. Gatsby’s enigmatic character makes the audience wonder about his true self. Since Nick plays an important role with being a character and a narrator, he is optimistic about Gatsby and their relationship despite the impracticality of it all. Throughout the novel, Nick advocates tolerance and understanding even if he is not…show more content…
Nick lives in a society full of creed in which the vast majority is differed between the rich and the poor. Since Nick mentions how he is nonjudgemental, with him meeting Gatsby, his moral spectrum is changed completely. Gatsby’s wild, lavish parties indicate the lifestyle people had in the 1900’s with self absorbed rich people. Fitzgerald shows how Gatsby uses his wealth to wield influence over others such as Daisy. Nick, after all, does not hope to judge Gatsby and his decisions with Daisy because he knows that Gatsby is stuck in the past. The idea of “infinite hope” is mirrored in Gatsby’s relationship with Daisy. Gatsby’s sole purpose in his life is to obtain Daisy and hope that she accepts him as a person, despite their backgrounds. When Gatsby comes to New York, He and Daisy end up on the opposite sides of town, where the different moral attitudes are extensive. However, since they were able to resist any judgments for each other, Gatsby and Daisy were allowed to rediscover each other and rekindle the feelings they once had for each other. This aspect makes Nick perceive Gatsby in a fairly different way then he could
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