The Question and Answer section for The Great Gatsby is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The disjointed narrative reflects the fact that Nick got pretty drunk at Tom's impromptu party and he couldn't remember much of it.
Nick, like Gatsby, was from the Midwest. Nick moved to the East to start a new job and, in many ways, a different lifestyle. Nick had returned from WW1 and found the Midwest to be dull. Nick decided to go into the "bond business" and experience...
Gatsby wants Nick to arrange a meeting with Daisy.