The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

992 Words Feb 3rd, 2018 4 Pages
In the story The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, he explains throughout the beginning of the story Gatsbys fabulous lifestyle of partying and his riches that were said to be gained by his family's inheritance. The narrator of the story, Nick Carraway who is Daisy's cousin, is a banker in New York. He's from Chicago and went to Yale but came to New York to get in the bond business since the big boom in the economy he knew he could get work. He also fought in WWI and he is into literature. Gatsby is the mysterious man who lives next door to Nick in West Egg and has a hidden love for someone he had once lost. Who’s the one who is the living the American dream, is anyone actually living the dream? While Nick is just Gatsbys neighbor, he only sees his parties but never personally speaks to Gatsby himself. Until one day Nick received an invitation to one of Gatsby's parties. Nick seemed to be a bit lonely but not a sad person, he attends the party and is amazed by all the people and things that are going on. He sees all the people, young and old just pouring into Gatsby's mansion and he's wondering how Gatsby could have invited all these people in such short notice. So Nicks objective was to find Gatsby and formally introduce himself but he was nowhere to be found. Then Nick decided to give up after he realizes that he was the only one who had actually been invited and have a few drinks, until he finds himself…