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What was Nick Carraway's dream?

Nick believes the American Dream is no longer alive and the reason for it is that we can't overcome the past . Nick's past , not having an upper class family , is the reason why he is never going to be equal to East Egg people (Old money ) .

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In respect to this, what was Nick Carraway's job?

Nick Carraway - The novel's narrator, Nick is a young man from Minnesota who, after being educated at Yale and fighting in World War I, goes to New York City to learn the bond business. Honest, tolerant, and inclined to reserve judgment, Nick often serves as a confidant for those with troubling secrets.

what does Nick say about Gatsby's dream? Nick is particularly taken with Gatsby and considers him a great figure. He sees both the extraordinary quality of hope that Gatsby possesses and his idealistic dream of loving Daisy in a perfect world. In Nick's view, Gatsby's capacity to dream makes him “great” despite his flaws and eventual undoing.

Similarly, you may ask, what does Nick's dream symbolize?

What is the dream, and what might this dream represent in regard to Nick's present feelings about the East? The dream is about cold houses and 4 men carrying a drunk woman on a stretcher and they turn into the wrong house because nobody knows who she is and nobody cares about her.

What is Nick's goal in The Great Gatsby?

Also contributing to Nick's characterization as an Everyman are his goals in life. He heads East after World War I, seeking largely to escape the monotony he perceives to permeate the Midwest and to make his fortune.

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