The Great Gatsby Analysis

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As unsatisfying as it is to trust Nick as a narrator, he states that he is “one of the few most honest people that I have ever known” (Fitzgerald 59) but it is not certain that anything he is saying is true. Nick carefully introduces Gatsby in the novel, and later reveals the truth about how Gatsby’s real name was ‘James Gatz- that was really, or at least his legally name...” (Fitzgerald 98). Nick is evidently aware of the truth of Gatsby but does not provide the information that he already knew. “James Gatz – that was really, or at least legally his name…” (Fitzgerald 98) “the truth was…” (Fitzgerald 98) before explaining the real story of Gatsby, proving he was previously aware of the information and just keeps it to himself. Another way

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