CHAPTER 1
Updated: 12/29/2020
CHAPTER 1

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  • CHAPTER 1
  • Nick Carraway is the narrator of the story, he recently moved to West Egg, New York from Chicago. He rents a small house next to Gatsby's mansion.
  • Hi, My name is Nick Carraway!!
  • He moved to West Egg because he wanted to invent his dream business which is selling stocks and bonds. He is Daisy's cousin, Gatsby's long lost love.
  • He decides to visit his cousin, Daisy Buchanan at her house in East Egg. Here is the place where he catches up with Daisy and her husband, Tom. He also meet Jordan Barker which is Daisy's friend, who brings up the name of the infamous Jay Gatsby.
  • Nick finally gets an invitation to one of Mr. Gatsby's lavish parties. He attempts to find Mr. Gatsby, but it seems that nobody even knows who he is. Here is the place where he become friend with Gatsby since Gatsby knows that he is Daisy's cousin.
  • Gatsby is a young man who try to get back with Daisy, his past love. The proceeds of his wealth were obtained through criminal activity, Nobody knows about it.
  • One day, Gatsby decides to take Nick to New York City to have lunch together. On their way, Gatsby shares his past life story and his background that nobody knows. He explains his backstory of serving in War, attending Oxford and come from a poor family. This shows that Gatsby trust Nick until one day, Nick helps Gatsby to get closer with Daisy
  • Gatsby and Daisy have an affair. Gatsby invites Nick and Daisy to his mansion. Daisy cried because she loves really beautiful things. But it is too late because she's already married with Tom.Gatsby gives everything she wants.