What is the "most amazing thing" Jordan hears when she has a private meeting with Gatsby at the party? We don't know because in Chapter 3, she keeps her conversation a secret as promised. The main purpose in Gatsby telling Nick about his life is to: Make sure Nick really knows him because nick is a part of his plan.
What does Jordan suspect is one of the reasons Gatsby throws so many parties? He hopes that his parties will make the news so that Daisy notices him.
After the lunch in New York, Nick sees Jordan Baker, who finally tells him the details of her mysterious conversation with Gatsby at the party. She relates that Gatsby told her that he is in love with Daisy Buchanan.
What "matter" did Gatsby have Jordan Baker discuss with Nick? He wanted them to discuss inviting Daisy over to tea at Nick's house so he could see her.
The actual moment of their acquaintance proves awkward. Nick mistakes Gatsby for another guest, telling the stranger that “this man Gatsby sent over his chauffeur with an invitation,” but that he “hasn't even seen the host” yet. Gatsby announces himself and apologizes for being a poor host.
The most famous murder in American literature is that of the titular hero in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, published in 1925. Jay Gatsby is shot to death in the swimming pool of his mansion by George Wilson, a gas-station owner who believes Gatsby to be the hit-and-run driver who killed his wife, Myrtle.
Like Gatsby, Jordan seems drawn to Nick because he presents himself as a stable, honest, and grounded personality in the midst of many larger-than-life, overbearing types. She even says that she's drawn to him because he's cautious.
Jordan says that Gatsby thought Daisy might just wander into his house for a party one day but that didn't seem to happen. So he started asking people if they knew Daisy and Jordan was the first one who said that she did.
What he really wants is to have Daisy see his house, his nearly ostentatious display of money. In his mind, if Daisy knows how much he is worth, she will have no reason to reject him a second time. As the conversation ends, Jordan brings up Gatsby's request: that Nick invite Daisy over for tea so Gatsby can happen by.
What does Jordan reveal happened in August just after Tom and Daisy were married? Tom realized how much he was in love with Daisy. Daisy was caught in an affair.
What does Jordan's story of Daisy's marriage reveal about Daisy? Jordan tells Nick about how Daisy had been in love with Gatsby before the war, but decided to marry Tom instead. Do we know why Gatsby has so many parties? Why did he buy the house?
' Jordan recounts to Nick the story of Daisy's wedding day, when Daisy got drunk and told Jordan that she did not want to marry Tom. Her decision to return the pearls ends up being purely symbolic, however, because she finally does wed Tom for his wealth and high social standing.
At first, Gatsby's reunion with Daisy is terribly awkward. Gatsby knocks Nick's clock over and tells Nick sorrowfully that the meeting was a mistake. After he leaves the two alone for half an hour, however, Nick returns to find them radiantly happy—Daisy shedding tears of joy and Gatsby glowing.
8) When Gatsby spoke to Jordan in his library in Chapter 3, he had devised a plan involving Nick. What was the plan? Why didn't he just ask Nick directly? Gatsby's plan is to have Nick invite Daisy to have tea so that Gatsby can see her.
1. What is Gatsby's real history? Where is he from, and what is his name? His real name is James Gatz, and he's from North Dakota.
How does Nick feel by the end of the night? He feels sick and disgusted with everything and everyone. He is upset that he didn't get to celebrate his birthday.
When Nick talks to Jordan, what does she say? She says she wants to move to the Midwest with Nick because she can't stand the East anymore either.
Why is Gatsby nervous when he meets Nick outside his house? He is eager for Nick to arrange a meeting with Daisy.
She wanted more money, she wanted the presence of a man beside her, and she wanted all that instantly. With Gatsby missing, Daisy was quick to find a new man in her life and married him at once. She had a weird relationship with Tom, and they kept on cheating on each other.
Later at tea, Jordan Baker tells Nick the surprising thing that Gatsby had told her in confidence at his party: Gatsby had known Nick's cousin Daisy almost five years earlier in Louisville and they had been in love, but then he went away to fight in the war and she married Tom Buchanan.
Gatsby takes Jordan aside at the party to tell her something. We find out that Jordan probably cheated in a golf tournament. Jordan admits to being a horrible driver and says she'll be fine as long as she doesn't meet another careless person. She's also a practical girl.
Ultimately, Jordan, on behalf of Gatsby, asks Nick Carraway for a favor: 'He wants to know -- if you'll invite Daisy to your house some afternoon and then let him come over. ' This small request leads to the reconnection of Daisy and Gatsby that launches the plot of the novel forward.
○ Jordan tells Nick that she likes him and he has feelings for her as well, but first, he needs to completely break off the relationship that he left back home in the Midwest. He feels the need to do this first, because he says of himself, “ I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known.”
In that novel, Nick loves Gatsby, the erstwhile James Gatz of North Dakota, for his capacity to dream Jay Gatsby into being and for his willingness to risk it all for the love of a beautiful woman. In a queer reading of Gatsby, Nick doesn't just love Gatsby, he's in love with him.
In the first chapter of The Great Gatsby, Nick finds himself immediately attracted to Jordan Baker. Much of his description of her is physical. Slender and charming are two terms he uses to describe her and he also admires her discontentment and apparent superiority to the situation she is in.