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What echo of the dinner party in Chapter One is present at Gatsby’s party in Chapter Three?
Nick realizes that he doesn’t really know anyone intimately and that the relationships in his life are shallow or superficial.
Like Tom in Chapter One, Gatsby in Chapter Three spends much of his time showing off and boasting about his large home and all of his possessions.
Jordan remains aloof and refuses to spend time with Nick, even though they are meant to be paired off.
Daisy seems to laugh off even the most serious conversations.
Conversations with the host are continually interrupted by another guest: the telephone.