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In The Great Gatsby written by Francis Scott Fitzgerald Jordan Baker was portrayed as being reckless and dishonest having the arrogant attitude of many of the people of her time but also having the characteristics of modern-day women This classic novel was written on the glitz and glamour of the Jazz Age on the wealth and greed of the people during the Jazz Age and also on the American dream and the corruption of it Jordan Baker is first of all depicted as having an arrogant attitude This side of Miss Baker is shown when she first starts conversation with Nick You live in the West Egg she remarked contemptuously 11 Jordan is obviously looking down upon Nick because he lives in the West Egg which is for the so-called new money The same day Jordan gives a remark that makes the reader infer that Jordan is too good to date Nick She says I havent heard a word 19 Jordan gave this comment to Daisy after Daisy implied that Jordan and Nick gettogether Jordan like many of the other inhabitants of the East Egg thought of herself as having much more grace and dignity than the people of the West Egg and also as being superior to them The recklessness of many people during the Jazz Age is also portrayed through Jordan Baker She is often lazy dishonest and blunt Tom Buchanan remarked to Jordan at times how he wondered how she got anything done 11 Miss Baker is also a very dishonest character There was a rumor going around that she moved her golf ball during a tournament to win 58 It was said of her that she would do almost anything to win or at least to get her way Nick Carraway who was very fond of Jordan also said that She was incurably dishonest58 Jordan Baker is also shown to
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