How Does Nick Describe Himself In The Great Gatsby

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(Responses should be a minimum of three to five sentences each.) 1. What do you find is the most crucial in the plot in Chapter 1? Nick buying the house in West Egg village is crucial to the plot. He then explains the plot by talking about his rich neighbor. This helps to establish the setting for the story and describes Gatsby a bit. 2. How does Nick describe himself at the beginning of the novel? Nick describes himself as nonjudgmental. He also wanted the world to be uniform and trying to have morals. Nick describes himself as coming from a snobbish family and having snobbish values. 3. How does Nick describe Tom Buchanan? Tom appears to be leaning forward aggressively and is mean. Nick also describes him as having a powerful body. Nick is afraid of getting attacked by Tom because he is really muscly. 4. Who is Jordan Baker? What does Nick find appealing about her? Jordan Baker is Daisy's friend Nick meets in West Egg. He likes her for her slender body and gray eyes. Nick likes Jordan's voice too. 5. What is Gatsby doing when Nick first sees him? Gatsby is looking out at the water. When nick is about to call out to him, Gatsby stretches out his arms towards the water. Nick is shocked and puzzled by Gatsby's strange behavior. 6. How does the tone of Nick’s description of Tom reveal Nick’s feelings about Tom? Use a quotation from the text to justify your answer. Nick describes Tom as aggressive looking his voice as "a gruff husky tenor, added to the impression of
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