The Great Gatsby chapters 6 & 7
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Where is Gatsby really from?
What is Gatsby's real name?
When did Gatsby change his name?
When he met Dan Cody at the age of 17
What did Gatsby get from Cody?
What did Cody teach Gatsby?
About money and the people who have money
What does Daisy think of Gatsby's party?
She thinks it's like an amusement park
How does this affect Gatsby?
It makes him sad
What three things does Gatsby want from Daisy?
To admit she never loved Tom, to admit she always loved Gatsby, to leave Tom for Gatsby
What was Gatsby's reaction to Daisy's child?
He was surprised; seeing her forced him to face the reality that Daisy may have had feelings for Tom.
What did Wilson do to Myrtle?
He locked her in the house, planning to get her away from the area.
Why did Wilson do that to Myrtle?
He suspects she is having an affair
Why do the four drive into the city on a hot afternoon?
Daisy said "It's so hot and everything's so confused. Let's go to town." She wants to avoid a confrontation between Tom and Gatsby.
What does Gatsby think about Daisy's relationship with Tom?
He wants to believe that she never loved Tom.
What does Daisy want from Gatsby?
She wants the escape that Gatsby provides - the romance of knowing that another man is pursuing her.
What does Daisy need from Tom?
She needs the security of knowing that she is the wife of "old money." She needs to maintain her status as the wife of an aristocrat, and Tom provides that for her. He is just as superficial and "careless" as she is.
What happens on the way home from New York?
Daisy is driving Gatsby's car; she hits and kills Myrtle when Myrtle ran out into the road, thinking Daisy, was Tom. Daisy doesn't stop; she continues home.
How does Wilson react to Myrtle's death?
He feels guilty as though he's responsible for her having the affair.
How does Tom react to Myrtle's death?
His first instinct is to protect himself by telling Wilson that the yellow car wasn't his. But he cried on the way home.
How does Nick react to Myrtle's death?
He felt sick and wants to be left alone.
How does Gatsby react to Myrtle's death?
He only cares about Daisy. He didn't want to hear the details of the accident.
What is the true relationship between Daisy and Tom?
They are "birds-of-a-feather"; neither one takes responsibility for his or her actions