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The Great Gatsby Review

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Who is the narrator?
First person
what is the pint of view of the story?
Nick Carraway
Explain how Nick's family got their money?
his grandfather's brother who sent someone to go to the civil war and started the wholesale ware house
How does Nick daisy and Tom?
a) daisy- she was his second cousin
b) Tom- met him in college
To what is Daisy's voice compared?
She leaned slightly forward conscientious expression. ( music)
How does Daisy initially react to the first phone call?
She ignore
How does Daisy react to the second phone call?
throw the napkin on the table and went inside argue with Tom
What does Daisy say she hopes her daughter will be?
She wants to be beautiful so she went to many wealthy man.
How does Daisy and jordan know each other?
They met in louisville
What judgement does Nick make about Gatsby?
He is like all the atheist and think they own everything including stars
What are the " eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg" Literally?
Billboard
What do the billboard symbolize?
The eyes of God
What is George B. Wilson's occupation?
He is mechanic
Who says: " neither of them can stand the person they're married to"
Catherine
Why would Tom lie to Myrtle about Daisy's being catholic, prevent their divorce?
Tom told her sister that he really likes Myrtle but he wants to have a affair with Daisy without divorcing her.
What cause Tom and Myrtle to fight around midnight?
Myrtle think she has to say Daisy name
How does the get together in the New York apartment highlight the theme of the American dream?
They think there's consequences and show complete selfish the attitude of this society.
Nick has lived next to Gatsby for months. He never goes to one of Gatsby parties before. What does that tell us about Gatsby?
He was raise with manner and mortal
Gatsby says " the honor would be entirely " his if Nick attended his " little party." What does this say about Gatsby and his character?
Gatsby was humble
What adjective does Nick use to describe Gatsby's handwriting?
showing impressive beauty hand.
What happened to Lucille's dress at the last party she attended at Gatsby's house?
she torn her own dress up.
When Gatsby bought Lucille gown and send it to her what does that tell us about Gatsby?
He was genuine and take care all the guest and hes a proper gentlemen.
Why are they suspicious of Gatsby's behavior?
There not used to be around the gentlemen
Why dont they take the time to find out if any of this is true?
a) Create mystery to meet there ideal of Gatsby
b) To much of the effort to find the truth
About what is this man most surprised?
The book are real
what does this astonishment say about the society of what time?
All society of face value nothing or show of this society
Fitzgerald uses satire in this scene. what harsh social criticism does he offer about the people and life in the jazz age?
Very cruel criticism that suggest the meaning of life by drinking and party to escape among them
Describe Gatsby's smile?
a) It understand you just as far as you wanted to be understood
b) Believe in you as you would like to believe in yourself
c) assured you that it precisely the impression of you
d) at your best
e) you hope to convey
What does Gatsby continually call Nick?
Old sport
Jordan is not the only woman with whom Nick had a relationship with. who was the other one?
the girl from accounting
what was the scandal in which Jordan was involve?
she lied and move her ball
How does Nick describe jordan's driving
careless and rotten
What does Nick define as one of his cardinal virtues?
Honesty
What is Gatsby's legal name?
James Gatz
Where is he from?
North Dakota
Who created Jay Gatz?
Jay Gatz himself
What does Dan Cody's yacht represent to Gatz?
the wealth that Gatsby want and glamour in the world.
What does Cody leave to Gatsby?
The wealth that Gatsby wants, ( 15 thousand dollars)
What does Gatsby reveal to Tom about his wife?
He knew her
What three valuable messages do we learn about the elite " old" money and Gatsby?
a) old money mean spiritual heartless
b) shows Gatsby naively and free value and respect other do the same and trust them
c) No matter how much money he has old money will never except him
Why does Nick take care of Gatsby's funeral?
Nobody gonna do it and Nick was his friend. He4 felt like that Gatsby deserve it.
Who does Nick call almost immediately after they find Gatsby? Why?
He called Daisy and because he felt she does loves him and he just wanted to know
What does Nick reassure Gatsby about?
" I will got someone for trust me i will"
Gatsby says: As he looks at Nick with " unmoved eyes", What does Gatsby seem to say to Nick?
" look here, old sport, you've got to get somebody for me. You've got to try hard. I cant go through this alone."
why is this statement ironic?
He been alone until he realize he was alone since Daisy not coming.
from where does Gatsby's father is from?
Henry C. Gatz
How did he hear of his son's death?
Chicago newspaper
What does Mr. Gatz call Gatsby?
Jimmy, My boy, and son
What does James Gatz's childhood schedule show us?
Even at the young age he was abolishes and tries to be a better person
Who says: That fellow had it coming to him. He threw dust into your eye just like he did in Daisy's
Tom
what do they allow other people to do?
to clean up there messes
Why was Gatsby grasping in the past?
Its already in the past.
What is gatsby's legal name
James Gatz
Where is he from
North Dakota
what does the yatch represent to gatsby
The wealth that Gatsby wants in life
What does Cody give Gatsby?
15 thousand dollar
what does reveal to Gatsby reveal to Tom about his wife?
He knew her
****what are three messages about elite old money and gatsby?
a) old money spiritual heartless
b) show Gatsby naivety of his face value and trust them
c) No matter how much money he has old money will never except hiim.
what advice did Nick tells Gatsby about the past?
You could never repeat the past.
What night Gatsby stuck forever
where he fell in love with daisy
Gatsby replace his servant with who?
Wolfshiem's people
What does Daisy do as soon Tom leaves the room
She kisses Gatsby full at mouth
why does Daisy says to Gatsby that she loves him?
To make him comfortable amd make him feel reassure
Why does he act surprise when he saw Daisy's daughter?
He could never picture Daisy have a kid with Tom
who says this quote " i cant say anything old sport"
Gatsby
daisy voice is full of what according to Gatsby?
Money
what color is tom car when he stop for gas?
Yellow
what have wilson discover about his wife?
she was having affair
how are tom and wilson similar?
both of them having there wife cheating on them
who is watching Tom, Nick, Jordan and wilson?
Myrtle
Who is Myrtle really watching?
Jordan
who is she believe this person is?
Daisy
why is this ironic when Tom lecture about family and institutions?
He was above everyone
what make Gatsby Confuse about daisy love for him.
He doesnt understand how Daisy can fall in love with two people at the same time
how does Fitzgerald describe Gatsby's dream
dead
****How is the word dead appropriate to the story?
because Tom lost Daisy
how is the car describe in the newspaper?
death car
*****Tom hates Gatsby because Gatsby has affair with his wife and killed his girlfriend. What is the reason behind tom hatred
has a adversity old many group
who was driving the car when outside the Buchanan house?
Daisy
Why does Gatsby takes the blame for the accident
He doesn't want her gets in trouble
What is symbolc about Daisy coming to the window at 4 am, looking out at Gatsby, and then turning out the light?
she wants to end the relationship with Gatsby
what increases Daisy value Gatsby eye?
many man loved her
what was the different about the weather when daisy told Gatsby she moved on?
it was colder
How was changing weather are significant?
represent the turning point and the climax of the story
Who says " there a rotten crowd,"........." your worth the whole damn bunch put together"
Nick
Who says " you ought to have a church, George, for times like this"
George
Who was God according to Wilson?
T.J. Eckleburg
what does wilson do to Gatsby?
he shot Gatsby
what did wilson do after that?
he shot himself
what is the ironic about Gatsby death?
he used his own thing as enjoyment and got killed
Why is this a welcomed end for Gatsby
He could not live in the world without Daisy
Why did nick take care of Gatsby funeral
Nobody else going to do it and he was his friend
who does nick called after nick finds Gatsby
Daisy
what does nick reassure Gatsby about?
" i will get someone foe you, trust me i will
" look here, old sport, you've got to get somebody for me. you've got to try hard.. I can't go through this alone." why is this ironic
Gatsby
because he was always alone
who was Gatsby dad?, where is he from?, how did he here about Gatsby death?, what does Mr, Gatz called him by?
a) Henry Gatz
b) Minnesota
c) Chicago Newspaper
d) jimmy, my son, and my boy
what does wolfshiem say nick friendship
" let us show our friendship alone and not when he is dead
What does james Gatz childhood schedule show us
at the young age he was ambitious and wanted to be a better person
who says: " That fellow had it coming to him. He threw dust into your eyes just like he did in daisy
Tom
What does Tom and Daisy allow other people to do?
clean up there messes
what does rain represent when Daisy went to Nick house for Tea?
1) climax
2) new beginning
3) washing the old with the new
what does the colors of Gatsby clothes represent
White: purity of his love for Daisy and his naivety and his belief and his fantasy world come to life
what does Gatsby emotional state before Daisy arrive at Nicks house
He was nervous
What is the significant about the value about the clock on the mantel?
Trapped his love for Daisy, mental and emotionally his function in his real world
How long did it take him to make the money to buy the mansion?
3 years
how does Gatsby contradict his past in telling Nick the time it took to earn his money for his house?
he was inherited his money
what two business does Gatsby say he was in to regain his fortune
drug and oil
what does the setting of Gatsby's bedroom say about him?
Gatsby has became each day to the outside world.
what does the green light symbolize before he obtained his dream?
a) money
b) hope
c) envy
d) youth