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Throughout the course of any literary work many of the characters go though some sort of a change These changes maybe life lessons which are necessary to obtain in life These lessons include undergoing a development of responsibility or morality In The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald Nick Carraway is a character that develops a sense of moral responsibility throughout the novel This novel opens in the summer of 1922 in West Egg Long Island The main character Nick Carraway moves to Long Island to begin his career in the bond business It is here where his cousin Daisy Buchanan lives with her husband Tom Nick also meets his wealthy neighbor when Jay Gatsby invites Nick to a party They become good friends and Nick Carraway learns about Jays mysterious past as well as the past between Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan It is Jay Gatsbys corruption of the American Dream which leads toward his inevitable downfall Nick Carraway Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan make up the three main characters of this novel Nick Carraway is the narrator of this novel and the most important character Nick is a tolerant person and is also not willing to judge people His sympathy for other people in particular Jay Gatsby is shown through this quote If personality is an ubroken series of successful gestures then there was something gorgeous about him some heightened sensitivity to the promises of life as if he were related to one of those intricate machines that register earthquakes ten thousand miles away6 Jay Gatsby is wealthy and has everything except his golden girl He will do anything to fulfill his American dream by winning the heart of Daisy Buchanan However it is his controversial career and his controversial past which is described as I found out what your drug stores were He turned to us and spoke rapidly He and this Wolfshiem bought up a lot of side-street drug
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