In the next chapter, the reader is introduced the bleak stretch of land between New York City and West Egg. It was there that Nick first met Tom’s mistress. Nick and Tom were taking the train into New York City one Saturday when Tom signaled to Nick that they were going to get off the train halfway to their destination in what seemed to be the middle of nowhere. Tom walked into an auto garage where he talked with a man named George Wilson, who asked about a car Tom was supposed to sell him. Wilson’s wife, Myrtle, emerged from the upstairs of the garage.
Nick Carraway tells the story of the time he moved to New York, so that he can do some business there. One day, he goes to visit and have dinner with his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom Buchanan. While he’s there, he meets Jordan Baker, a golf player. During dinner, Tom gets a phone call, in the middle of dinner. When Tom, followed by Daisy, disappears to the other room, Jordan tells Nick about Tom’s girlfriend.
Cohn is quite taken with Brett, and he gets angry when Jake tells him that Brett plans to marry Mike Campbell, a heavy drinking Scottish war veteran. That afternoon, Brett stands Jake up. That night, however, she arrives unexpectedly at his apartment with Count Mippipopolous, a rich Greek expatriate. After sending the count out for champagne, Brett tells Jake that she is leaving for San Sebastian, in Spain, saying it will be easier on both of them to be apart. Several weeks later, while Brett and Cohn are both traveling outside of Paris, one of Jake’s friends, a fellow American war veteran named Bill Gorton... ... middle of paper ... ... leave for Madrid together.
He then rented a home in New York, he was lonely then one day helped a man find West Egg Village. Nick lived near Mr. Gatsby 's mansion, he then drove out to have dinner with Tom Buchanan, and Daisy in Chicago. Nick then spent time with Daisy, Tom, and Miss Baker. Daisy talked to Nick about the
Nick, Tom, and Myrtle then continue on to New York City and hold a gaudy party at a small apartment Tom keeps in the city to carry on his relationship with Myrtle. The party promptly comes to an end when Myrtle begins taunting Tom about Daisy and he ends the argument by breaking her nose. As the summer continues, Nick is invited to attend one of the famous parties at Gatsby’s mansion. After initially feeling uncomfortable in the grandeur, he finds Jordan Baker and the two remain together for the majority of the night, leading to the development of a romantic relationship. Towards the end of the night, Jordan is invited to speak with Mr. Gatsby alone.
During the awkward afternoon, Gatsby and Daisy cannot hide their love for one another, and Tom finally notices their situation. After finally realizing the situation, Tom agrees with Daisy's suggestion that they should all go to New York together. Nick rides with Jordan and Tom in Gatsby's car; Gatsby and Daisy ride together in Tom's car. Stopping for gas at Wilson's garage, Nick, Tom, and Jordan learn that Wilson has discovered his wife's affair and plans to move her to the West. Nick perceives that Tom and Wilson are in the same position.
They picked her up at the station in New York and as they are driving to the apartment Tom has rented for the affair Myrtle buys a dog. The go to the apartment and have a little party and Tom and Myrtle get in a fight and Tom breaks her nose. Next Nick is invited to Gatsby’s party, there he hears many rumors about Gatsby. Then at almost the end of the party Nick finally meets Gatsby and he learns a little about him, That he’s an Oxford man and that he inherited his fortune from his family. At the end of their conversation they set up a lunch date for the following day.
After his uncle passes away, he has been left with an inheritance but only if he shows interest in his uncle’s business. When he presents this to his wife that he must travel to America, she confesses that she has been having an affair with another man, a taxi driver. He travels, lonesome, to America and joins the household of a widow, Charlotte Haze, and her twelve year-old daughter, Dolores Haze, whom which goes by the name of Lolita. Instantly, he realizes he has found the one, the one that will make Annabel become a person of the past and let him deliberately try to find a way to be with Lolita without her mother finding out. When Charlotte ships Lolita off to summer camp, she confronts Humbert Humbert, informing him of her feelings for him.
Nick receives word of his next door neighbor the mysterious man named Jay Gatsby. Gatsby throws these huge, extravagant, and ridiculous parties every Saturday night. Nick’s cousin Daisy Buchanan lives across the bay in East Egg, which is where most of the people with old money live. One night Nick is invited to go to dinner at Daisy’s house with her and her husband Tom. Nick knows Tom from when they went to Yale together.
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.