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The Great Gatsby Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7, Part 1 The Great Gatsby Summary

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Chapter 7, Part 1 The Great Gatsby Summary

Nick describes how, shortly after the party attended by Daisy and Tom, all Gatsby's servants were dismissed and the parties stopped. A week or so later, Gatsby telephones and explains that he needs servants who could be counted on to be discreet - Daisy, he says, often comes by to visit, and the servants (who he says once worked for Wolfsheim) would be exactly that. He also says that Daisy plans to invite Nick for lunch, and shortly afterwards Daisy does just that.

The next day, exceedingly hot, Nick goes to Tom and Daisy's, where he finds that Jordan and Gatsby have already arrived. Narration describes a similar set of circumstances to those of Nick's first visit (Chapter 1), including a shouted conversation between Tom and someone on the other end of the phone. Jordan whispers to Nick that he's...

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