Gatsby, Jay

Gatsby, Jay

enigmatic and aloof from intimacy; addressed others as “old sport.” [Am. Lit.: The Great Gatsby]

Gatsby, Jay

nouveau riche entrepreneur displays wealth on Long Island. [Am. Lit.: The Great Gatsby]

Gatsby, Jay

modern Trimalchio, wines and dines the upper echelon. [Am. Lit.: The Great Gatsby]

Gatsby, Jay

character who serves nothing but the best to his guests. [Am. Lit.: The Great Gatsby]
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Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby, as he pursues Daisy, exudes a subtle quality of self contempt, and he projects this image of himself to the woman he loves.