Nick's Transformation In The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby is narrated by the character Nick who becomes entangled in the lives of Gatsby Tom, Daisy, Jordan, Myrtle, and George. Gatsby tries everything to become a “respectable man” for Daisy who is of a higher class than Jay Gatz. He tries to attain this status of wealth for Daisy, but it so happens that he does through this by cheating. He turns to Meyer Wolfshiem, a known bootlegger, to achieve his wealth. Gatsby will achieve his goal in order to impress Daisy even if it means he has to betray his morals and values. At the end of the book the reader discovers Jay Gatsby actual name is James Gatz. He is an everyman that rises from rags to riches. Gatsby’s name change from James Gatz represents replacing his past self with a new and

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