Does Nick Carraway continue to be an objective narrator? Find evidence that he does or does not remain objective

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I am not sure if Nick is entirely objective because he recognizes the inauthenticity of the social order in which he is a part.  As the novel progresses, Nick strives to be a part of the social order of Tom, Daisy, and Jordan.  It is through the experience of interacting with this setting that he ends up recognizing the phoniness and inauthentic nature of these surroundings.  At the same time, Nick is one of the few characters in the novel to fully understand Gatsby as a person as opposed to an icon or symbol of wealth and prosperity.  He understands his motivations and his personality well enough to suggest to him before his death that he is "better than the lot of them."  In the end, Nick's desire to leave this social order, repudiating it once and for all, demonstrates his lack of detachment.

Nick in The Great Gatsby doesn't continue to be an objective narrator because he never is.  He's opinionated right from...

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