Summary of the Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald

Summary of the Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald

Nick Carraway was from a wealthy and respectable family who lived in one of the towns in the Midwest. In 1915, he graduated from Yale University, then fought in Europe. Returning to his town after the war, he could not settle in it and went to New York, to study the credit business. Settled in the suburbs, rented a house for eighty dollars a month. His second cousin Daisy, lives in the more convenient area of ‚Äč‚ÄčEast Egge, she is married to wealthy Tom Buchanan. Tom studied at Yale with Nick, and already then he did not like Tom’s behavior. Tom cheated on his wife and did not consider it necessary, to hide from Nick his connection with Myrtle Wilson, whose husband owned a car repair station and a gas station. Daisy, aware of the betrayal of her husband, suffered, Nika thought she needed to escape from him. At the villa of Nick’s neighbor in the evenings guests gather, and his car turns into a shuttle bus, carrying a huge number of people. And on Monday eight servants and two gardener, restore order to the villa all day. One day, Nick is sent an official invitation to the party of Gatsby, Nick’s neighbor. Usually they did not expect an invitation to him, but came themselves. There were rumors that Gatsby killed a man, others said that during the war he served the Germans, and someone even said that he was the brother of the devil. Nick gets acquainted with Gatsby by chance, they got to talking, and it turned out that they served in the same regiment, and

a little later it turned out that this was the owner of the house and called him Gatsby. After several meetings, Gatsby asks Nick to do him a favor, which will set forth Jordan Baker, Nick met her sister. He was asked to invite Daisy to his house, and Gatsby, supposedly going to Nick on business, could see her. Jordan told me, that in the autumn of 1917, Daisy and the young Lieutenant Gatsby still loved each other. He was sent to Europe, and she married Tom Buchanan. Before the wedding, Daisy gets drunk and throws out a necklace of pearls – a gift from the groom for three hundred and fifty thousand dollars in a trash can. Holding a letter in one hand, and in another bottle of alcohol, the girl asked not to marry her, but she was brought into feelings, put on a necklace and the wedding took place. Gatsby and Daisy met, she saw his house. The little parties stopped, Gatsby replaced the servants, and Daisy began to appear with him more often, he also met Tom, who was interested in knowing where he was taking all the money from. After lunch, Tom and Dasey, Nick, Jordan and Gatsby all go to New York to disperse and it becomes clear to everyone that Tom and Gatsby have entered into a duel for Daisy. Tom, Nick and Jordan go to ” Rolls-Royce “Gatsby, and he and Desi go to Tom’s” Ford. “Tom calls at the gas station to Wilson, who says he’s going to leave with his wife forever, because he suspects there’s a love affair between Tom and Tom Tom is aware that he can stay without his wife and without a mistress. In New York, Gatsby told Tom that Daisy had never loved him and now does not like him, she is tired of waiting for him to get it right and he will have money. In response, Tom calls the source of Gatsby’s income – huge smuggling. Dazi is shocked to hear and wants to stay with Tomo Tom understands that he won and tells his wife to go with her in Gatsby’s car, and everyone else goes to them in Ford. When they reached the gas station, they saw a crowd of people and a downed Myrtle, her husband locked her at home, and she saw Tom out of the window with Jordan, mistaking it for Daisy, when they drove back, Myrtle freed herself and ran to the car. There were practically no witnesses, as it turned out, Daisy was behind the wheel of the car. Until the morning, Gatsby sat under the windows of Daisy, in order to help her in a difficult moment. Looking in the window, Nick saw a number of sitting couples and they were one, but he did not want to take Gatsby’s hope. At four in the morning, Nick heard the sound of an approaching car. This Gatsby came by taxi, Nick did not want to leave him alone, and Gatsby wanted to talk about Daisy. This morning he learned from Gatsby the story of his love. The real name is Gatsby, James Goetz. He changed his name at seventeen, after he first saw Dan Cody’s yacht, he warned him that a storm was about to begin. The boy’s parents were farmers. He himself invented Jay Gatsby himself and remained true to his invention. Gatsby, knew women early and was spoiled by them, then he began to despise them. He wanted to believe that the world was under the protection of the fairy, and she reliably guarded it. When he looked at the high sides of Cody’s yacht, it seemed to him that everything that is beautiful in the world is embodied in her. Dan Cody, got rich on silver, which was mined in the mines of Nevada, then he performed operations with oil. Cody, took the young man on a yacht, first he worked as a steward, then as a senior aide, captain, they swam for five years, but then Dan died. Dan left him a legacy – twenty five thousand dollars, but he could not get them because of legal problems. But Gatsby had the experience Dan gave him. Daisy, was the first girl in the community and at the first meeting, he thought he needed him. He often visited her house in the company of officers. Then he began to appear himself. He had nothing but a military uniform, which he considered his cloak – invisible, take off his cloak and he will remain only a young man of unknown origin. He succeeded in military career, at the end of the war, he was already promoted to the rank of major and wanted to go home, but for some misunderstanding he was in Oxford, and he had the opportunity to study for free. Desi sent him a letter in which she wrote about the fact that she already wants to arrange her life, and she did not have to wait for Gatsby, and then Tom appeared in her life. This letter, Gatsby received, studying in Oxford. After the conversation, they say goodbye and Nick leaving, shouted to him, that all around him are insignificant people. Distressed by grief Wilson came to that, to find out whose car had crushed his wife. From Tom, he learns that the car belongs to Gatsby. He comes to Gatsby and kills him, and then shoots himself. At the funeral of Gatsby, Nick was present, Gatsby’s father, and one of the many guests who came to him at parties. Nick called Daisy, but he was informed that the family had left and left no address. Tom and Dazy were carefree, why they were still together, they knew only themselves, they on their way broke and destroyed everything, and they had to clean up after them to someone else.


Summary of the Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald