Great Gatsby Aspects of Narrative

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  • Created on: 28-12-12 12:34

Aspects of narrative:

- We're immediately made aware that we are being told the story by first person perspective, seeming that we'd get an honest account of what happened in the novel. As it's told in retrospect, we are given extra thought on events that occure.

-Nick is our narrator, throughout the novel. This gives the reader a biased view of events. As he's the sole narrator, some things are left out of the account he's giving of his time with Gatsby , Daisy etc. He decides not to talk about Gatsby's death in detail  for the reader as it's too painful for him to talk  about it, meaning we don't get to hear about our protagonists death properly. 

-Nicks style of narrating is very lyrical, extremely descriptive. He uses metaphors, similies and


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