The Great Gatsby, The Great Gatsby
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When was The Great Gatsby published?
Who is Meyer Wolfsheim?
A notorious underworld figure involved in organized crime
Who is Ewing Klipspringer?
A boarder who lives in Gatsby's house
Who is Dr. Eckleburg?
An eye doctor whose billboard overlooks the road to West Egg
The road between West Egg and East Egg is
A "valley of ashes"
Myrtle Wilson is
Why do Nick and Tom go to the "valley of ashes"?
Tom wants Nick to meet his mistress
Who claims to be in the "artistic game"?
Why does Tom break Myrtle's nose?
She says Daisy's name
What reason does Myrtle give for having an affair?
"You can't live forever."
Jay Gatsby is a
Which of these details is true about Gatsby's past?
He fought in the war
Meyer Wolfsheim's cufflinks are made from
Why does Gatsby throw extravagant parties?
He believes that Daisy may come to a party some night.
Why does Nick think that Gatsby may be disappointed with Daisy?
Daisy could not possibly live up to the dreams that Gatsby had about her.
How does Gatsby dress for his first meeting with Daisy?
In gold and silver
When Gatsby and Daisy meet in Nick's home, Gatsby almost breaks Nick's
Which of these is a reminder of the issues of money and class in the novel?
The song that Klipspringer plays on the piano
When did James Gatz change his name to Gatsby?
How is the true story of Gatsby's life revealed?
A reporter comes to Gatsby's home and interviews him. Thereafter, the rumors about Gatsby's past are compared by the narrator to the true events of Gatsby's life.
Who changed Gatsby's life forever, inspiring him to become rich and powerful?
Where is Gatsby's mansion located?
Where does Gatsby's reunion with Daisy take place?
At Nick's house
In what year is The Great Gatsby set?
Where was Tom educated?
What is Jordan Baker's occupation?
What is Nick's home state?
Why did Gatsby drop out of college?
He was humiliated by having to work as a janitor to pay his tuition.
Which millionaire hired the young Gatsby as an assistant?
Where is the valley of ashes?
Between West Egg and New York City
Who among the following comes to Gatsby's funeral?
Which woman is Tom's extramarital lover?
Who drives the car that kills Myrtle?
How are Daisy and Nick related?
They are cousins
Where did Daisy meet Gatsby?
Where did Gatsby study after the war?
On the day after the confrontation between Tom and Gatsby in New York City, what does Gatsby instruct his gardener not to do?
Drain the pool
At the end of the novel, Daisy chooses to be with
What are the eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg?
A signboard in the valley of ashes
Why does Nick move to New York?
To learn about the bond business
What did Fitzgerald call the 1920s?
The Jazz Age
Why does Gatsby throw his weekly parties?
To impress Daisy
What is Meyer Wolfshiem's claim to fame?
He rigged the 1919 World Series.
Where does Gatsby recognize Nick from?
Nick and Gatsby fought in the same battle in World War I
Who are neighbors in this book?
Nick and Gatsby
Why did Gatsby choose a house across the lake?
To be closer to Daisy
Who shot Gatsby?
"I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library."
"God knows what you've been doing...You may fool me, but you can't fool God."
"Let us learn to show friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead."
"Civilization's going to pieces...It's up to us, who are the dominant race, to watch out or these other races will have control of things."
"All right...I'm glad it's a girl...And I hope she'll be a fool - that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool."
"And now she's going whether she wants to or not. I'm going to get her away."
"It takes two to make an accident. I don't like careless people. That's why I like you."
"I'd like to get one of those pink clouds and put you in it and push you around."
"It's really his wife that's keeping them apart. She's a Catholic, and they don't believe in divorce."
"Can't repeat the past? Why, of course you can."
"Daisy, Daisy, Daisy! I'll say it whenever I want to"
"Tom's got some woman in New York."
"I'd like to get one of those police dogs."
"When I saw the box of dog biscuits...I sat down and cried like a baby..."
"It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved anyone except me."
"He had on a dress suit and patent leather shoes, and I couldn't keep my eyes off him..."
"I decided to go east and learn the bond business. Everybody I knew was in the bond business, so I supposed it could support one more single man."
"I've been everywhere and seen everything and done everything. Sophisticated-God, I'm sophisticated!"
"He went to Oggsford College in England. You know Oggsford College?"
"Jimmy was bound to get ahead."
"He wants her to see his house...and your house is right next door."
"I'm sorry about the clock."
"...You're rude. Daisy's sitting in there all alone."
"When are you going to sell me that car?"
"I married him because I thought he was a gentleman."
"The ********ed coward! He didn't even stop his car."
"You remind me of a - of a rose, an absolute rose."
"Now it was again a green light on the dock. His count of enchanted objects had diminished by one."
"Yeah, Gatsby's very careful about women. He would never so much as look at a friend's wife.
"In the morning, in the evening, ain't we got fun -"
"He's the man who fixed the World Series back in 1919."
"An Oxford man! Like hell he is! He wears a pink suit."
"So we beat on boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past."
"They're a rotten crowd... You're worth the whole damn bunch put together."
An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference
"It's a bona-fide piece of printed matter. It fooled me. This fella's a regular Belasco. It's a triumph." This quote from Owl Eyes mentioning Gatsby references David Belasco
The use of the same consonant or vowel at the beginning of each stressed word
A short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person
An event or scene taking place before the present time in the narrative is inserted into the chronological structure of the work
To show or indicate beforehand
An extravagant statement or figure of speech not intended to be taken literally
Visually descriptive or figurative language. Usually relates to the five senses.
The opposite of what is expected
A term or phrase that is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance
When a word is formed from a sound
Giving non-human subjects human characteristics
A comparison of two things using like or as
Presenting ideas, characters or places in such a manner that they appeal to more than one sense at a given time
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