He also tells Daisy that Gatsby’s fortune comes from bootlegging illegal alcohol and other criminal activities. On their way home Nick, Jordan and Tom discover that Gatsby’s car struck and killed Myrtle, Tom’s lover. They rush back to Long Island where Nick learns from Gatsby that Daisy was driving the car that struck Myrtle, but Gatsby intends to take the blame.
He believes that they are the only ones for each other. This is belief is further impacted when Daisy also reveals that she once loved Tom. Gatsby seemed to be physically wounded by this confession (Fitzgerald 32). He is unable to wrap his mind around the idea that Daisy could ever love another man. Despite the amount of information given to Gatsby to teach him to accept reality, he refuses to acknowledge the truth and still hopes to repeat the
That apartment as well is where Tom and Myrtle share together. Later on Tom breaks Myrtle’s nose because she mocks him about Daisy. That shows us that Tom is an aggressive, low tempered man. Later on in the days Nick gets a surprise invitation to one of Gatsby’s famous parties. When he goes there he meets Jordan Baker at the party, then after a while they meet Gatsby.
The Capulets then arranged a party for Paris and Juliet to meet. While on the street, Romeo and Benvolio are approached by a Capulet servant who invites them to the Capulet party. Romeo agrees to go because he knows that Rosaline will be there. Before Romeo goes to the party he has a dream that something bad will happen if he goes; Benvolio tells him that dreams are meaningless and they leave. When Romeo and his friends arrive they are discovered by Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin, Who wants to kill them but is stopped by Juliet’s father.
Nick Carraway, a young man from a comfortable background, moves from Minnesota to New York in order to pursue business. He rents a house in the West Egg district of Long Island, an area filled with the newly rich but considered unfashionable. Upon arriving, Nick visits his cousin Daisy Buchanan and her husband Tom whom he attended Yale with. The Buchanans live in the East Egg district, just across the harbor from West Egg and inhabited with those who come from wealthy families. While at his cousin’s house, he meets a cynical woman named Jordan Baker and learns about his legendary neighbor, Mr. Gatsby.
Here he learns that Tom, Daisy’s husband, has been cheating on her with a married woman. He is then invited to a party thrown by Gatsby. Through another source Nick is told that Gatsby and Daisy were lovers back in 1917. He meets with Gatsby and finds him to be a very enjoyable type of person. Gatsby asks him to invite Daisy over for tea so he can see her.
Gatsby tells Nick he inherited a tremendous amount of money from his wealthy family and decided to settle in Long Island. Via Jordan, Nick learns that his cousin Daisy had a romantic encounter with Gatsby back in 1917, but Daisy then rejected Gatsby because he was deployed and she got tired of waiting, and also because he was poor. Her parents then insisted on Daisy marrying Tom, who she also falls in love with, eventhough her love for Gatsby never faded. Daisy has no clue Gatsby is Nick’s next do... ... middle of paper ... ...ople became interested in spending money in materialistic items, started paying interest in fashion, parties and dances everywhere and the American Dream arose. It was the era of prosperity, growth of cities, automobiles, a backfiring alcohol ban, extravagance and opportunities.
The Great Gatsby In this story by F. Scott Fitzgerland the characters are Jay, Nick, Daisy Buchanan, Myrtle Wilson, George Wilson, Catherine, Henry C. Gatz, Dan Cody, Ewing Kilpspringer, Jordan, Michaelis & Meyer Wolfshien. The setting in this story is taken within the 1920 's in Washington Peninsulas and New York city. Nick graduated from New Haven in 1905, he participated in the great war. Jay decided to go east and learn the bond business. He then rented a home in New York, he was lonely then one day helped a man find West Egg Village.
Tom, Daisy’s husband, has been having an affair with Myrtle Wilson. Even though she has her own husband, Tom and Myrtle continue their relationship. Tom becomes aware of the love Gatsby feels for Daisy, and, after being presented with the two ultimatums, Daisy chooses wealth over true love by choosing Tom. Daisy accidentally killed Myrtle while drivin... ... middle of paper ... ...spite Gatsby’s love for Daisy and how much he thinks he knows her, he is still blind of who she truly is. Unsurprisingly, the true man who is most like God or some other providential figure is not Gatsby, but rather, Nick Carraway, because he is the only one who objectively truly sees everyone for who they are.
Nick and Gatsby journey into the city one day and there Nick meets Meyer Wolfshiem, one of Gatsby 's associates and Gatsby 's link to organized crime. On that same day, while having tea with Jordan Baker, Nick learns the amazing story that Gatsby told her the night of his party. Gatsby, it appears, is in love with Daisy Buchanan. They met years earlier when he was in the army but could not be together because he did not yet have the means to support her. In the intervening years, Gatsby made his fortune, all with the goal of winning Daisy back.