Introduces Nick and the setting of where this story will be taking place.
Tom takes Nick to see the women who he is having an affair with. They all go to a party, where we now meet Jay Gatsby. They believe he is a murderer. Mrytle irritates Tom by talking about Daisy, Tom then hits Mrytle in the face.
Tom and Daisy meet up at Gatbys house for dinner. They are all talking, and going over how they make their money. Gatsby then realizes that Nick and Daisy did not enjoy being over at his house. He then tells Daisy to tell Tom shes never loved him and say shes loves him.
Nick is officially invited to the party. At the party, everyone is talking about their unknown host. They also mention the feel Gatsby is a spy and has killed a man before. As Nick walks around the party he comes across a familiar face, Gatsby.
Gatsby introduces Nick to Meyer, the gambler. He also explains to Nick about him attending Oxford Univesity. He then meets Jordan who tells Nick about the history of Daisy and Gatsby.
Gatsby takes Daisy and Nick to his mansion. He starts to flatter Daisy with all his money she starts crying. She starts crying because she wishes she lived like him