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In "The Great Gatsby, " where does Nick, the narrator come from and why?

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smartie16 | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 31, 2008 at 10:43 PM via web

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In "The Great Gatsby, " where does Nick, the narrator come from and why?

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted October 31, 2008 at 11:57 PM (Answer #1)

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Narrator Nick Carraway came east from the Midwest to make his fortune working in the bond market. (He's a young man trying to establish a new career, and, though he doesn't say so directly, have a little adventure far from home.)

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