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List of Characters Nick Carraway- the narrator Thirty years old he is a moralist who becomes a foil to every other character He lives next door to Jay Gatsby and becomes Gatsbys link to daisy his cousin Jay Gatsby- the title character A romantic idealist he devotes his life to amassing wealth which he believes will win Daisy and fulfill his dream Daisy Buchanan- Nicks cousin and Toms wife and Jays dream girl Incapable of love she represents the idolized upper class Tom Buchanan- Daisys husband Incapable of feeling guilt or any other emotion he represents brutality the moral carelessness of the rich and racism Jordan Baker- a friend of Daisy from Louisville A young and dishonest professional golfer she is involved with Nick whose identifying character is honesty Myrtle Wilson- wife of George Her vitality attracts Tom She wants to escape her lower class status yet has no sense of values George Wilson- proprietor of a garage in the Valley of Ashes He represents the fate of the common working man an everyman who believes a strong work ethic will eventually capture for him the American Dream Owl-Eyes- a middle-aged fair weather friend of Gatsby Pammy Buchanan- daughter of Tom and Daisy She appears as a possession to be displayed Always dresses in white like her mother she represents the shallowness of her parents Henry C Gatz- Gatsbys father He is proud of his sons prosperity Meyer Wolfsheim- a representative of the underworld He has used Gatsby as a front man and is proud of his connections Catherine- Myrtles sister She is always available to have a good time Mr And Mrs McKee- tenants in a New York City hotel they attend a party with the main characters Ewing Klipspringer- a boarder at Gatsbys house Michaelis- owner of a coffee shop near George Wilsons garage who
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