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The Great Gatsby

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Updated 2010-07-13 17:18

Summary

A novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald set in Long Island and New York City during the summer of 1922

Main Characters

NameDescription
Nick CarrawayNarrator of the story, newly moved to "West Egg"
Jay Gatsbywealthy character who reappears into Daisy's life.
Daisy BuchananNick’s cousin, and the woman Gatsby loves.
Tom BuchananDaisy’s wealthy husband, an arrogant, bully.
Jordan BakerDaisy’s friend, a woman with whom Nick becomes romantically involved
Myrtle WilsonTom’s lover, lifeless husband George
George WilsonMyrtle’s husband, the lifeless, exhausted owner of a run-down auto shop
KlipspringerThe shallow freeloader
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