i typed is nick carraway into google, and the first option to come up was is nick carraway gay? I want to know what peoples opinions of this theory are. I dont really see any indication of nick being homosexual, but id like to know what other people think. nick carraway is gay and in love with gatsby ive read the f. Gay implications of nick carraway in the great gatsby non-fiction. This essay concludes that nick carraway, first-person narrator of the great gatsby, is bisexual, and proposes reasons why scott fitzgerald portrayed him this way and did so without making nicks gender orientation clear to most readers. The great gatsby movie needed to be more gay tobey maguire plays nick carraway as guileless heterosexualbut in the novel, his sexualitys ambiguous, and hes linked to gatsby & co. Ive been teaching the great gatsby for well over a decade and i am telling you that the novel is not about gatsby. None of this, of course, proves that nick isnt gaythat cant be proven one way or the otherbut i suspect the queer readings of nick carraway say more about the way we read now than they do about nick or the great gatsby. We read with a perpetually queered eye, forever on the hunt for coded language or secret lives in characters. Is nick carraway gay? A literary analysis of the great gatsby. March 2, 2008 before we can answer this question about the main character and narrator of f. Scott fitzgeralds the great gatsby, we must dispense with a number of naive assumptions first, that if nick were gay, he would have admitted it to the reader.