“ Over the great bridge, with the sunlight through the girders making a constant flicker upon the moving cars, with the city rising up across the river in white heaps and sugar lumps all built with a wish out of nonolfactory money. The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world.”
This character is partly based on the famous gambler Arnold Rothstein.
He also mentions the fixing of the World’s Series baseball competition in 1919, which really happened. The agreement among historians seems to be that Arnold Rothstein did not arrange the fix but knew about it and bet accordingly.
What does the introduction of this character suggest about the nature of Gatsby’s business dealings?