Jordan Baker's aunt, Sigourney Howard, had an apartment in New York according to Chapter 3 in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby." Jordan mentions her aunt in a conversation with Nick at a Gatsby party.
Jordan Baker is Nick's love interest. She also helps lead character, Jay Gatsby, arrange a meeting with his former love, Daisy Buchanan. Jordan is one of three key female characters in the book. The other characters include Daisy Buchanan and Myrtle Wilson. Jordan and Daisy are long-time friends and part of the wealthy elite in the West Egg community. Myrtle is wife to a local garage owner and mistress to Daisy's husband, Tom. The women show different aspects of female life in the 1920s, the wealthy elite, the sensuous athlete and the dissatisfied housewife.Learn More
"The Great Gatsby" was written in the time period of the 1920s. F. Scott Fitzgerald experienced this era firsthand and wrote his classic novel about the excess of the era.Full Answer >
"The Great Gatsby" tells the story of a millionaire named Jay Gatsby. Gatsby is in love with Daisy, who is already married, and they begin an affair. While driving Gatsby's car, Daisy hits and kills a woman. Gatsby takes the blame, only to be shot by the woman's husband.Full Answer >
In Fitzgerald's novel, "The Great Gatsby," characters Nick Carraway and Jay Gatsby represent one example of juxtaposition in the book. Another example is the difference between wealthy West Egg and impoverished Valley of Ashes.Full Answer >
Cars are a symbol in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby” because they represent status, wealth and power. Jay, Tom and George associate cars with their place in society.Full Answer >