Great Gatsby

Topics: Love, Friendship, Interpersonal relationship Pages: 1 (415 words) Published: April 3, 2012
In 1917, Jordan saw Daisy Fay in her car with a man that Jordan had never seen before. Jordan had always admired Daisy and became decent friends with her over the years. Jordan had heard a rumour that Daisy was in love with the guy in the car, and his name was Jay Gatsby. Supposedly, Jay Gatsby had to go overseas and Daisy’s parents would not let her say her goodbyes. Over time, Daisy became fond of another man named Tom Buchanan. The day before her wedding, Daisy received a letter from Jay Gatsby. She was dismayed and got very drunk in her room. Jordan was one of her bridesmaids and found her on her bed. Daisy was so discombobulated that she tried to throw away her $350,000 pearl necklace that Tom got her. She also tried to call off the wedding. Being the good friend that she was, Jordan called in the maid and got her thinking clearly with a bath and some spirits of ammonia. The next day Daisy married Tom without a problem.

Now a couple years later, Jay Gatsby is back. He is still in love with Daisy. Jay bought the house next to Nick because he knew that they are cousins. All of these years later and he is still thinking about her. All of this information is significant because now we know what Jordan and Gatsby were talking about at the party. We now know why Gatsby had all of those parties. he wanted Daisy to go to one of them. Gatsby desperately wants another chance with Daisy. He does not care if she is married. I think he might feel betrayed because she did not wait for him. Gatsby wants to go to Nick’s house and see Daisy. When Jay Gatsby goes to Nick’s house the day that Daisy is coming over, he is very nervous. When it is two minutes to four, he is afraid that Daisy will not show. Tom tells him not to worry. When Daisy arrives Tom tries to leave them alone. Gatsby is worried about being alone with Daisy so he does not let Tom leave.

After a while, Daisy and Gatsby do go off alone together. I suppose the rest of the book will be about Gatsby and...
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