The Great Gatsby

Meaning of abnormal mind and wild in the chapter 1 of The Great Gatsby

'd like to know the meaning of some words of this excerpt of The Great Gatsby, chapter 1: does "abnormal" refer to a deviation from typical norms? Does "politician" mean "manipulator" does "wild" mean "unconventional"? Is "quivering" a metaphor evoking a sort of "mirage":

The abnormal mind is quick to detect and attach itself to this quality when it appears in a normal person, and so it came about that in college I was unjustly accused of being a politician, because I was privy to the secret griefs of wild, unknown men. Most of the confidences were unsought—frequently I have feigned sleep, preoccupation or a hostile levity when I realized by some unmistakable sign that an intimate revelation was quivering on the horizon—for the intimate revelations of young men or at least the terms in which they express them are usually plagiaristic and marred by obvious suppressions.

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Sure, abnormal is really the society in East Egg. Nick personifies normality of upper middle class common sense. Gatsby is about the closest character to Nick. His "abnormality" consists of his criminal past and his obsession with Daisy. The rest of East Egg is pretty much abnormal and manipulative. Jordan, Daisy, Tom and the others exist in a superficial vacuum and materialism". They have no close relationships only manipulating each other for their own benefit. Manipulation is the politics of their society.

I think think the context of what you ask is correct. You just need to view them i terms of the characters. Let me know if there is a particular character you don't understand.

The characters evoked by "abnormal" and "wild" are not specified; I suppose these words could apply to Jordan, Gatsby or other characters of the novel.