Great Gatsby, Benjamin Franklin, & Walden

Q: In The Great Gatsby, explain the role of Nick in the novel. How does his role fit into the overall structure? Q: In the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, discuss Franklin’s concept of capitalism. Q: In Walden, discuss Thoreau’s reasons for defying progress and the Industrial Revolution? What fears did he have that materialized in the 20th century? Give examples. All answers should be at least 250 words in length and use at least one passage from the book to support answer. Please use simple language.