Character Connection To Nick Carraway English 11 Olympian High School Character Connection

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Character Connection: Nick Carraway
Out of every character in the novel “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, I feel that I can relate to the protagonist, Nick Carraway, the most because he possesses various characteristics that set him apart from the rest of the characters. Granted, him being the protagonist, Fitzgerald probably had in mind to write about a character that was easy to relate to and he succeeded. Nick Carraway grows to become a focal point of the story. He becomes a main connection between Daisy and Gatsby. In chapters 7 & 8, Nick is already an individual that others depend on, especially Gatsby, whose relationship with Daisy hangs on a string by the name of Nick. Gatsby with his confusions in life, constantly seeks out Nick for advice on what to with his particular situation and to ask him for favors. They become really good friends due to the convenience that Gatsby gets out of the relationship.
Nick Carraway and I have a fair share of similar qualities or characteristics. We’re both constantly seeked out by others to help with their problems and we both gladly accept, it’s our nature. However, we tend to feel guilty when something bad happens to others because we believe that we had something to do with that problem or that we could’ve prevented it, which leads us to feel in debt...

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