The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

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  • Tom Buchanan
  • Tom is a very aggressive dominant man. He is not loyal. He likes to show off who he is.
  • Tom was a college football player. He attended Yale with nick. He came from and extermly wealthy family. 
  • Tom is a very muscular man. He is about thirty years old. He was thin hair and shining eyes.
  • He is Daisy's husband. He has a daughter with Daisy. He went to Yale with Nick
  • Daisy Buchanan
  • Daisy is young and beautiful. She has a great voice. She always wears the color white.
  • She looks for wealth in a man. She is very flirty and sweet. She has a kind of innocence to her.
  • She is Tom's wife. She has a daughter. She is Nick's cousin.
  • Daisy is a wealthy women.  She was born in Kentucky. She grew up with Jordan Baker.
  • Jordan Baker 
  • She is one of Daisy Buchanan's good friends. 
  • Jordan was a smaller women. SHe has grey eyes. She had good posture.
  • Jordan is a professional golfer. You can kind of start to see Nick have a thing for her. 
  • She is very athletic. She wants to marry a rich man. She is more of a tom boy.
  • Quote: "Now don't think my opinion on these matters is final, just because I'm stronger and more of a man than you are." This shows you what type of person Tom is. He is very cocky and boastful. He is full of himself and he thinks he is the best at everything. People tend to fear Tom.
  • Nick Carraway
  • He is a young man with light brown hair and blue eyes. He is more of a smaller man. This makes him look innocent.
  • Quote: "Daisy's murmur was only to make people lean toward her; an irrelevant criticism that made it no less charming." This shows how Daisy is very flirtatious and has a charming personality. She is very attractive.
  • Gatsby
  • Gatsby is tan with short short light hair. His physical appearance isn't     described much.
  • Quote: "Jordan's going to play in the tournament tomorrow over at Westchester." This quote shows that JOrdan is clearly very athletic. However, it also shows that Daisy is really close with Jordan since shes bragging about how sheis playing the next day. Maybe we will find out more about the characters through their friendship. 
  • Myrtle Wilson
  • Myrtle is a short women with bright hair. She is a bit of the heavy side. She has a lot of curves.
  • Quote: "Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone, just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages you have had".  This quote is a lesson Nick's father taught him that shaped who he is and his morals. This is the reason Nick doesn't judge. 
  • He is a young man from Minnesota. He went to yale, fought in World War 1, and moved to New York to learn bonds. 
  • He is honest, tolerant, non judgemental, and smart. He has a good moral character. 
  • He is the narrator. He is that character that connects everyone together. He's the go to guy.
  • Quote: " Involuntarily I glanced seaward... when i looked once more for Gatsby he had vanished". This quote describes Gatsby perfectly mysterious and kind of dark. He just disappears without a sound. 
  • Gatsby is a very wealthy man that lives in West Egg. 
  • Gatsby is a mysterious man. A lot of people know of him. Seems to like to be alone.
  • Gatsby to everyone is the mysterious neighbor. He doesn't really have a family. 
  • Quote: "She smiled slowly and walking through her husband as if he were a ghost shook hands with Tom, looking him flush in the eye". This shows Myrtle's main concern; Tom. She doesn't care about her husband at all she's just worried about Tom and his money. 
  • Myrtle is Tom's mistress. She is known as the "other woman". 
  • She married a man she regrets marrying. She tries to leave her husband by getting with Tom. SHe likes to live the rich life.
  • She is desperate and not caring. She is conceited and only worries about herself.
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