Write Some of the Ways Fitzgerald Tells the Story in Chapter 4
The second section is the drive to New York where Gatsby introduces Nick to Wolfsheim. Through Nick’s first encounter with Wolfsheim we start to see links to a criminal and dangerous past of Gatsby’s. Gatsby and Wolfsheim’s interaction is a strong indication to illegal work they may have done together in the past. The character of Wolfsheim is also created in our meeting of him as he wears “Finest specimens of human molars” as cufflinks, and quite openly reminisces about the killing of a gangster. Through Fitzgerald’s description of Wolfsheim’s appearance and lifestyle, it suggests that Wolfsheim is a violent, corrupt and dangerous man to be around; in spite of this he speaks very highly of Gatsby indicating they had a past together, which represents the alternate sides to Gatsby.
Fitzgerald shows the development between Nick and Jordan Baker’s relationship in the third section of this chapter, as she takes control to narrate the history of Daisy and Gatsby’s relationship to Nick. Jordan illustrates Gatsby to be a hopeless romantic who worships Daisy. His infatuation and love for Daisy later leads on to him taking the