Analysis Of The Story ' Nick Caraway ' Essay

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Nick Caraway who is the narrator of the story moves to New York City in the summer of 1922 to learn about the bond business. He rents a house in West Egg, Long Island, which is where the Newly rich live. He also has connection to East Egg because Daisy Buchanan is his cousin. Jay Gatsby, Nick 's next door neighbor ,lives in a gothic looking mansion and he throws amazing parties every Saturday night. It is as if he is trying to impress someone. Nick isn 't like any of his neighbors. He went to Yale and as I said before has social connections in east egg. One night he drove out to East Egg to have dinner with his cousin Daisy and her husband Tom, who went to Yale with Nick. While he is there he is introduced to Jordan Baker who he likes immediately. He then finds out a little bit about Daisy and Tom 's marriage. I turned out Tom had a mistress, Myrtle Wilson, and she lives in the valley of ashes. A few days late He travels to New York with Tom and Myrtle where they have an apartment for the affair. It ended very badly with Tom breaking Myrtle 's nose. Later on in the summer Nick got an invitation to one of Jay Gatsby 's infamous extravaganza 's. While he is there he see 's Jordan and while they are talking Gatsby pulls her away to tell her that he knew Daisy Buchanan in 1917 and fell madly in love with her, but didn 't have the means to support her. She told him she would wait for him, but when a more wealthy man showed up(Tom) she jumped at the opportunity. He will sit…

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