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What quality does Nick possess that he thinks makes him different?

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rutchapon | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted April 10, 2007 at 12:06 PM via web

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What quality does Nick possess that he thinks makes him different?

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angelacress | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Assistant Educator

Posted April 11, 2007 at 12:20 AM (Answer #1)

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On the first page of the novel, Nick says he is very tolerant and tries to reserve his judgment, meaning he does not judge other people on terms other than their own. This quality makes Nick feel different, and at times superior to those around him who are obviously obsessed with wealth, materialism, and appearances.

The interesting point on which to focus, however, might be that although Nick proclaims that he is non-judgmental, he spends much of the novel judging the actions of others from his own moral standpoint.

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nancy-robinson | Teacher | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted April 11, 2007 at 8:47 PM (Answer #2)

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He's one of the most honest people he knows.

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soheib | High School Teacher | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 11, 2010 at 10:13 AM (Answer #3)

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hahahha i dont kno

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