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Great Gatsby: Chapter 6, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, Chapter 5
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What is Jay Gatsby's legal name?
What businessman hired a young Gatsby to care for him while sailing around the continent in a yacht; this man also left him an inheritance?
How is Gatsby's party different when Tom and Daisy are present as opposed to other parties?
Nick thinks because they are from East Egg, they bring an awareness of West Egg not being "good enough."
Nick surmises that Daisy is offended by West Egg, why?
The emotion of it. How it was "free" compared to East Egg's social trappings.
Tom accuses Gatsby of receiving his money, how?
Being a bootlegger
Gatsby is upset following the party with Daisy and Tom, why?
Because Daisy didn't have a good time, and he feels far away from her.
Nick realizes that what Gatsby wants most is for Daisy to do what?
Tell Tom she never loved him.
What is Gatsby's opinion of the past?
He believes it can be repeated.
He was invited.
What is unusual about Nick's arrival at Gatsby's party?
They are lavish and costly - full of free food and alcohol.
Describe Gatsby's parties.
Who does Nick spend most of his time with at Gatsby's party?
A man they call Owl Eyes
Who do Jordan and Nick discover in Gatsby's library?
The books are real.
What impresses Owl Eyes about gatsby's library?
Gatsby is sitting at his table talking to them, but no one recognized him.
How does Nick meet Gatsby? (Hint: It embarrasses Nick)
He was a spy; he killed a man; he served in the military
What are some of the rumors about Gatsby?
To ride a hydroplane.
At the party, Gatsby invites Nick to do what the following day?
They obviously think it's worth attending, but they look down on him because he is "new money."
How do many of Gatsby's guests feel about being a guest at his party?
Owl Eyes gets into a car wreck
What happens at the end of Gatsby's party?
The driver is so intoxicated he doesn't understand his car no longer has a wheel.
What is shocking about the car wreck outside of Gatsby's party?
She left a borrowed car in the rain with the top down, and then lied about it.
What does Jordan Baker do to a car at a party that makes Nick think she is dishonest?
A caddy accused her of moving her ball from a bad lie during a tournament.
What story had Nick previous heard about Jordan Baker and her golf game?
He lied to Tom and Daisy about how single he was.
What's ironic about Nick's statement that he is one of the few honest people he knew?
He doesn't think it's a big deal: he claims you can't blame a woman "deeply" for being dishonest.
What is Nick's opinion of Jordan Baker's dishonesty?
What does Gatsby call everyone?
According to Gatsby, where did he go to school?
He said his whole family died and left him money
How does Gatsby explain his wealth?
Hunting big game, painting, and collecting rubies
What does Gatsby claim are his hobbies?
A medal from Montenegro, engraved for Jay Gatsby
What does Gatsby show Nick to prove he served as an officer in the war?
A photograph of himself with some other men at Oxford.
What does Gatsby present as proof that he attended Oxford?
He waved a white card from the commissioner, and the cop left him alone.
What happens when the cop pulls Gatsby over?
Who is Gatsby's friend which he introduces to Nick?
He tells a couple of stories about people getting shot in the street.
What kind of stories does Mr. Wolfshiem tell?
What are Mr. Wolshiem's cufflinks made from?
Gatsby wants to woo Daisy, who is married to Tom.
What's seemingly ironic about Mr. Wolfshiem's claim that Gatsby would never even look at a friend's wife?
He's a gambler. He fixed the World Series in 1919.
What does Gatsby say is Wolfshiem's job?
Invite Daisy to tea at his house.
What does Gatsby ask Nick to do?
Who does Nick ask Daisy to not bring to teat?
He sent over someone to deliver flowers
How did Gatsby prepare Nick's house for Daisy?
Very tense. Daisy's voice is "artificial."
How did the initial meeting between Daisy and Gatsby seem?
What did Gatsby knock off the mantle when he saw Daisy for the first time?
It is raining.
What's the weather like during tea?
Gatsby gives her a tour of his mansion.
What do Nick, Gatsby, and Daisy do after tea?
He earned the money over three years rather than from inheritance.
What does Gatsby reveal about how he purchased his house?
Who is the boarder in Gatsby's house?
His shirts; they're beautiful shirts.
What does Daisy cry over at Gatsby's house?
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