Nick Carraway Chapter 1 Summary

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When I first came across chapter one, the story was not at all intriguing. I found all of the character’s unlikable but also not completely horrible. Nick Carraway’s description of the Buchanan’s house gave me a false belief that they are possibly good. This is due to objects that are white being portrayed as pure, the characters always being in white and the house being white is to signify that they are good and pure. Their demeanor, so casual and airy, also gave me a false idea that maybe aren't as bad and didn’t care too much for extravagant entertaining. “They were here… making only a polite pleasant effort to entertain or to be entertained. They knew that presently dinner would be over and a little later the evening too would be over and

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