1. Gatsby takes Nick on a ride and tells him some things about his family, his education, and where he grew up. What does Gatsby tell him, and why does Nick not believe him at first?
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Gatsby is pretty vague. He says that he's the son of wealthy Midwesterners and he was educated at Oxford. Gatsby goes on to say that he is from San Francisco (Not exactly Mid Western , so Nick is skeptical). Gatsby says he was also in the war and shows Nick a medal that says ,"Major Jay Gatsby." Nick believes him then.