Nick Carraway: An Unreliable Narrator

The story of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is about a man, named Nick Carraway, who moved to Long Island’s North Shore to work as a government corporate-bond trader at Wall Street. He is the neighbor of a very wealthy and popular man, named Jay Gatsby—who is deeply and hopelessly in love with Nick’s second cousin, Daisy. However, Daisy is already married and has a family with Tom Buchanan—a famous polo player. The novel is simply a love story; it is a story of a hopeless romantic in love with a woman whom he will never have again. With the lack of morality and unrestrained materialism of the people around him, Nick had witnessed the gift of hope of Jay Gatsby and the evils within New York City.

The whole story is narrated by Nick Carraway, who had close experiences with both Gatsby and Daisy. Everything in the story is only the collection of Nick Carraway’s perception on various issues, his opinions of them, and the thoughts he had racing during the experience. Looking at the way Nick narrated the story, it can be ascertained that Nick Carraway is biased to Gatsby throughout the story, in such a way that the accounts are very much one-sided as opposed to it being an impartial reminiscence of his past.

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Visit To The National Museum Of The Philippines

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The National Museum of the Philippines was established in 1901 as history and ethnographic museum in the Philippines. It is the official repository located at P.Burgos St., Manila; right next to Rizal Park.

There are 2 buildings in this museum. First is the National Art Gallery. There are 11 rooms in this building. This building is where the famous paintings and sculptures are preserved. Most of the art works in these building are historic. The second building is the Museum of the Filipino People. This building consists of the anthropological and archaeological things.

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22 Signs You’re An Ex-Convent School Girl

My life back in elementary and high school.


1. You’re cool with doing the heavy lifting – as long as it’s manageable. What? Wait for the guys to come help out? Girl, we went through 10 years of school without a single guy in sight (unless you count that wimpy math teacher), and we did just fine.

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2. You have that one group of girlfriends that you know will be there for you. FOREVER.


3. “Friendship problems” don’t throw you anymore. We’ve been through 4 years in a school full of girls going through puberty all at the same time. It was hell. There would always be at least one person in any classroom PMSing at any one time – plus we pretty much hung out with the same group of girls so much that our cycles literally synched up. Yes, it’s not a myth; it’s true. Which basically means WAR every few weeks. I repeat. It was hell.

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How To Be An Effective Leader

Last July 15, 2013 (Monday), I attended a leaders’ congress where prestigious speakers talked about how to be an effective and successful leader. Our guest speakers were law students and CPAs. They really delivered their talk very well—the content and the delivery was excellent—like how a good leader should. But I’m not here to talk about the Leaders’ Congress, I’m here to talk about the things I learned from that conference: HOW TO BE AN EFFECTIVE LEADER.

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What You Can Use To Help You Focus

That’s what I need right now, now that school has begun.
I’m one of those people that gets easily distracted. I get distracted by so many things—I get distracted by hunger, the rainbow, cold room temperature, the music I’m listening to, Facebook, Twitter, Blogger, Tumblr—I can name so many. That’s how easily distracted I can be. So distracted that I only get to study 1/4 of the time that I really allotted for studying. I end up cramming the next day, and I don’t even get to finish everything.
In my course, reading is a must. There’s no day that I will not have to read or do something. Not to mention, I also have organization secretary duties to fulfill. This really requires me to really focus so that I can finish my work faster and better, giving me time to rest properly.
I listed down the things that distracts me most and thought of ways to help me focus more.

Pulling Off An All Nighter

     As a college student,I know how it feels to fight sleepiness. I know how it feels to stay up late at night because you have so many handouts to read, so many requirements to finish, and so many exams to study for. Problem is, we’re human beings and our body is required to sleep in order to charge and regenerate the cells in the body. In english, that means, we need to sleep.
     I’m not saying that sleep is the enemy. In pulling off an all-nighter, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you will have 0% sleep. All you need to do is to budget your time, eat right, and drink right.

Study Tip For Students With Ineffective Professors

  This week is my finals week. 

It’ll be my last exam as a sophomore college student, so I better study well for the exams. 
It’s do-or-die now!

One problem though…

Most of my professors don’t come to class as often as they should, and that’s a problem because they don’t get to discuss or even just give what will be covered in the exams. 
     I’m having a hard time with Statistics, Biology and Philippine History because it’s either the topic is not well explained or the professor never comes to class (hmmm…sounds like my Bio prof)