The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby




In F. Scott Fitzgeralds novel "The Great Gatsby", he shows power and change through his characters. In one particular part of the book I noticed a significant change in the character Jay Gatsby. This scene proved to me that he was more "human" then everyone made him out to be. You see a side of Gatsby that hasnt been shown yet in the novel.
Gatsby was infatuated with Daisy Buchanan, this is why he moved to the West Egg. He was a man of great wealth who threw parties on weekends for everyone to come. He found out that his next door neighbor, Nick Carraway, was a second cousin once removed of Daisy. He has Nick arrange a tea party for Daisy to come so that they two can meet up once again. While they are waiting for Daisy to get there, Gatsby gets nervous, afraid of what to say and what to do. Even after she arrives he acts as though hes afraid to say or do the wrong thing, that if he messes up hell never have a chance to get back what they once had.
After they get reacquainted, Gatsby, Nick, and Daisy all go over to Gatsbys house; he wants to show it off. Daisy is impressed with what she sees, and this pleases Gatsby. Nick feels uncomfortable th...