Prompt: Who is the most sympathetic character in The Great Gatsby? Why?
In the novel The Great Gatsby, it’s all about parties, females, and romance. It’s also about life and reality because most of the things that are happening in modern life happened in the book. The most sympathetic character in The Great Gatsby is Nick because of the way he gets treated, because of the way he tries to help out the people in the story, and because of the way he was there for Gatsby.
Nick is the most sympathetic because of the way he is treated by Gatsby. He is treated by Gatsby well, but is put on the back burner. He is put on the back burner because either Gatsby is throwing partied or with Daisy. Nick is supposed to be Gatsby’s best friend, but he’s not getting treated like it. Nick is always there for Gatsby but Gatsby can’t take ten minutes of his day to spend it with Nick.
Nick is the most sympathetic character because of the way he gets treated by his love, Jordan. Nick gets treated by Jordan in a dirty way. Jordan knew that Nick was in love with her. Instead Jordan says Nick is a cheater and a liar. She says this when he hasn’t been in a relationship for a couple of years. Jordan then says “I hate careless people.” This quote is significant because Jordan is trying to say that Nick doesn’t understand nor does he care. Then Jordan says “You threw me over the telephone, I don’t give a damn you not but it was a new experience for me and I felt a little dizzy for a while.” When Jordan says this, she means that she doesn’t care about Nick or his feelings because he broke up with her over the telephone. The effect of all of this is that Jordan got married to a different male and Nick was hurt.
Another reason why Nick is the most sympathetic character is because he tries to help everyone in the story to the best of his ability. The way he does this is by supporting them. The main character he helps is Gatsby. He supports Gatsby by helping him with his parties and...
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