Nick is introduced to Tom Buchanan and Jordan Baker when he visits his cousin, Daisy. Inevitably, he admits to Daisy that she "makes [him] feel uncivilized," (Fitzgerald 15). In a way, he feels almost threatened by Tom.
Chapter 7:Confession Session
Tom drags Nick along and tells Myrtle, his mistress, to meet up with him in New York. Catherine, Myrtle's sister, admits that "they both can't stand the people they're married to," (Fitzgerald 37). It's obvious that Nick doesn't want to be there.
Chapter 8:Death is Upon Us
After 5 years, Gatsby and Daisy finally rekindle their old love. Nick asks Daisy to not "bring Tom," (Fitzgerald 89). This is where they attempt to catch up with all the lost time in between.
Chapter 9:Loneliness, a Burden to Bear
In this chapter, Tom and Gatsby have a feud over daisy. Gatsby is so determined to be with her that he admits "Daisy's leaving [Tom]," (Fitzgerald 142). This is rooted from anger, but Daisy chooses Tom.
Gatsby is killed by George and Nick plans a funeral for him which those who attend didn't know him at all, they just went to his parties. Nick feels that Gatsby "had lost the warm world," (Fitzgerald 172). This brings Nick sorrow and despair knowing that he was one of the few people Gatsby could confide in.
Nick is drowned with sorrow feeling that, "After Gatsby’s death the East was haunted for me like that," (Fitzgerald 176). This brings Nick to realization that the East is filled with mindless and careless people.