In today society, many people like to follow the
current. They want to catch the wave. Which mean, it does not
matter if things were good or bad, right or wrong, they just
follow and do them without any thinking. Therefore, there are
not too many people would like to be a normal, thoughtful nor
neutral person. However, in the novel, The Great Gatsby, by
Scott Fitzgerald, one of the character name is Nike Carroway, he
was the good and neutral narrator. It was because, in the novel,
he analyzed all of the things with regard to accuracy of
In The Great Gatsby, when Mr.Gatsby told Vick he wanted
to return the past over again with his lover- Daisy, Nike
Carroway warned him to give it up, because it was impossible.
Unforturately, Mr.Gatsby was not believe it. So at the end,
Mr.Gatsby's dream still had not came true because Daisy did not
break up with Tom and go with him.
It can be seen in the last
chapter on the novel, when Gatsby was murder, Daisy went to
somewhere else with her husband, and did not go to Gatsby's
I called up Daisy half and hour after we found him,
called her instinctively and without hersitation. But
she and Tom had gone away early that afternoon, and
taken baggage with them.
Therefore, Nike Carroway's analysis was right by these
However, Nike Carroway is a good narrator, he sees
everything happen and does not trust everybody easily. So during
the people discuss about something at a time, he does not believe
it is true. After he proves it, he will accept the truth.
Moreover, when Nike went to Gatsby's party, there is a
drunk lady telling everyone Gatsby killed a man...