What is the effect of Gatsby on Nick in The Great Gatsby? Nick's attitude towards Gatsby before and after meeting him

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During the course of the narrative of Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, Nick Carraway comes to New York and reconnects with his cousin Daisy, meeting Jordan Baker there. With her Nick becomes "a bad driver" who sees himself driving on a road “toward death through the cooling twilight" until he recognizes the idealism and ingenuousness of Gatsby that truly makes him "great." At the end, Nick has grown to respect Gatsby and is endeared to him, telling him he is better than the "whole rotten bunch put...

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