Nick Carraway moves into his new home in West Egg. He moved from Minnesota after fighting in the war to learn trade.
Nick travels to East Egg to see Daisy and Jordan Baker. They all make small talk and have a good time.
Tom and Nick are traveling to the city. Nick is put in an awkward position because Tom is stopping to see his mistress.
Nick goes to one of Gatsby's famous parties and has a conversation with him and he notices Gatsby says "Old Sport" a lot. He thinks his parties are very luxurious but awkward because it seems not everyone knows each other.
Nick notices that Gatsby stands at the end of his dock and looks over the water at Daisy's house and sees the green light.
Nick reflects on all that has happened since he moved. He thinks about meeting Gatsby for the first time, Tom and Daisy and Jordan.