What differentiates Gatsby, George Wilson, and Tom Buchanan in The Great Gatsby?

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Tom is "old money". He takes his wealth for granted and expresses opinions that characterize him as bigoted and snobbish. Nick repeatedly describes Tom as a brute. 

Gatsby is also athletic, sleek and handsome, but is not described with the same negative qualities Tom possesses. Gatsby is somewhat closed off, where Tom is blunt, gruff and too dumb not to be open. Gatsby is intelligent and secretive and he is a romantic. 

Tom, like George Wilson, does not at all qualify as a romantic. He is not a dreamer and his love affairs are remarkably lacking in love. There is no poetry to Tom as there is to Gatsby. 

George Wilson shares this dearth of poetry as well. He is trusting and easily beguiled. These qualities are used against him again and again, by Myrtle and then finally by Tom. 

Where Gatsby and Tom have money, Wilson has bills. Where Gatsby works behind closed doors making surreptitious deals and Tom does not work at all, Wilson works where everyone can see him in his auto shop by the road. 

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