There are several key characters in „The Great Gatsby” which we analyze. These include Nick Carraway (the narrator), Jay Gatsby who is the central subject of the novel, Daisy Buchanan and her husband Tom Buchanan, their friend Jordan Baker, Tom's lover Myrtle Wilson and her husband George Wilson. Even if not main characters, all these characters play an essential role in the development of the story.

In what follow, we will focus on the characterization of the main characters in the novel:

  • Jay Gatsby
  • Daisy Buchanan
  • Tom Buchanan
  • Nick Carraway