Made in the post-war period
Spending on flashy, extravagant things
Old, family money
The newly rich, famous, and their friends
Only the residents of West Egg
Scholars and intellectuals from area universities
Mostly Gatsby's business associates
He went as Jordan Baker's escort.
Gatsby sent him a direct invitation.
He thought he could sneak in without being noticed.
Daisy and Tom dared him to go.
Gatsby greets all of his guests in a receiving line.
They met when Nick wandered into the library where Gatsby was reading.
Jordan Baker introduced them.
Nick asks a man he is talking to where Gatsby is and discovers that he is talking to Gatsby.
He inherited his money from his mother, a French baroness.
He killed a man.
He was a German spy during the war.
He was in the American army during the war.
They can't stand each other.
They are beginning to get friendly.
They fell in love at first sight.
They are just golfing partners.