“I didn’t know what you’d want, Mr. Gatsby——”

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter IX) on Rap Genius

Meaning

Nick is so used to calling Gatsby by his invented name that he forgets his real name was actually Gatz. Mr. Gatz quickly distances himself from the fake name. It seems that Mr. Gatz loves his son but doesn’t fully approve of him throwing away his old life for the “American dream.”

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