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English III - S2 Final
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has lunch with Gatsby and Meyer Wolfsheim
moves west at the end of the novel
says he tries not to judge people at the beginning of the novel
always wear white and talks quietly so that people will move closer
the first "nice" girl that Gatsby had ever known
Doesn't like Gatsby's parties; therefore he does not have them
rumored to have cheated at sports
wants to reverse time; repeat history
Tells Nick he is from San Francisco
the only person from the East that Nick likes at the end of the novel
is striving for the green light
Carries her excess weight sensuously (seductively)
thinks her husband isn't a gentleman because he had to borrow a suit for his wedding
asks to adopt a dog
wants to buy Tom's car
fixed the 1919 World Series
"Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone, just remember that all the people in the world haven't had the advantages that you've had."
"The only crazy I was was when I married him. I knew right away I made a mistake. He borrowed somebody's best suit to get married in, and never ven told me about it, and the man came after it one day when he was out. Then I lay down and cried to beat the band all afternoon."
"Yeah, Gatsby's very careful about women. He would never so much as look at a friend's wife."
"They're such beautiful shirts. It makes me sad because I've never seen such-such beautiful shirts before."
"Can't repeat the past? Why of course you can!"
"You always look so cool."
"Her voice is filled with money."
"Once in a while I go off on a spree and make s fool of myself, but I always come back, and in my heart I love her all the time."
"They're a rotten crowd. You're worth the whole damn bunch put together."
"It makes me sad because I've never seen such — such beautiful shirts before."
(Jay ) Gatsby
"Can't repeat the past?" ... "Why of course you can!"
"I am one of the few honest people I have ever know."
"Daisy! Daisy! Daisy!"..."I'll say it whenever I want to."
"I've got a nice place here."
"I like large parties. They're so intimate. At small parties there isn't any privacy."
(Jay ) Gatsby
"Her Voice is full of money" about Daisy
"Neither of them can stand the person they're married to" referring to Wilsons and Buchanans
"I married him because I thought he was a gentleman...I thought he knew something about breeding, but he wasn't fit to lick my shoe."
"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."
"sturdy straw-haired man of thirty with a rather hard mouth and a supercilious manner. Two shining arrogant eyes...gave him the appreance of always leaning aggressively forward. Not even the effeminate swank of his riding clothes could hide the enormous power of that body...it was a body capable of enormous leverage - a cruel body"
Who is this quote about? _____
"her face was sad and lovely with bright things in it, bright eyes, and bright passionate mouth, but there was an excitement in her voice that men who cared for her found difficult to forget"
Who is this quote about? ________
"she was slender, small-breasted girl, with an erect carriage, which she accentuated by throwing her body backward at the shoulders like a young cadet. her gray sun-strained eyes looked back at me with polite reciprocal curiosity out of a wan, charming, discontented face"
Who is this quote about? __________
"You see I think everything's terrible anyhow...Everybody thinks so...And I know I've been everywhere and seen everything and done everything"
"We heard it from three people so it must be true"
the Eyes of Doctor TJ Eckleburg
"blue and gigantic - their retinas are one yard high. They look out of no face, but instead, from a pair of enormous yellow spectacles which pass over a non-existent nose"
Who/What is this quote about?
the _____ of Doctor ___ _____________
The Eyes of Doctor TJ Eckleberg
look over the Valley of Ashes & symbolize the eyes of God: the _____ of Doctor ___ _______________
"he was a blond, spiritless man, anaemic and faintly handsome. When he saw us damp gleam of hope sprang into his light blue eyes"
Who is this quote about? ________
"thickish figure of a woman...she was in the middle thirties and faintly stout but she carried her surplus flesh sensuously...her face contained no facet or gleam of beauty"
Who is this quote about? ________
"slender, worldly girl of about thirty, with a solid, sticky bob of red hair, and complexion powdered milky white"
Who is the quote about? ____________
"pale, feminine man from the flat below. he had just shaved...he was most respectful in his greeting. He was a photographer"
Who is this quote about? Mr. ___________
"shrill, languid, handsome, and horrible. She told me with pridet hat her husband photographed her 127 times since they had been married"
Who is this quote about? Mrs. _________
"All I kept thinking about, over and over, was 'You can't live forever; you can't live forever."
talking about when she met Tom
"stout, middle-aged man, with enormous owl-eyed spectacles, was sitting somewhat drunk on the edge of a great table"
Who is this quote about? _____ _____
"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back carelessly into the past."
"The books?...Absolutely real - have pages and everything. I thought they'd be made of cardboard."
"You may fool me but you can't fool God."
"I did love him once - but I loved you too."
"I'll tell you God's truth...I am the son of some wealthy people in the Middle East - all dead now."
"Then he went into the jewelry store to buy a pearl necklace - or perhaps only a pair of cuff-buttons - rid of my provincial squeamishness forever."
"You dream, you. You absolute little dream."
"They're such beautiful shirts. It makes me sad because I've never seen such - such beautiful shirts before."
"She was incurably dishonest."
"What'll we do with ourselves this afternoon? And the day after that, and the next thirty years."
"I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life."
"There was an unmistakeable intimacy about the picture, and anybody would have said that they were conspiring together."
"You can't live forever, you can't live forever."
"Reserving judgements is a matter of infinite hope."
"The idea is that we're Nordics...And we've produced all the things that go to make civilization - oh, science and art, and all that."
"It was an opportunity they gave to some of the officers after the armistice...we could go to any of the universities in England or France."
"What I called about was a pair of shoes."
"Jimmy was bound to get ahead. He always had some resolves like this or something. Do you notice what he's got about improving his mind?
"That car I was driving this afternoon wasn't mine, do you hear? I haven't seen it all afternoon."
"Civilization's going to pieces...I've gotten to be a terrible pessimist about things. Have you read 'The Rise of the Coloured Empires' by this man Goddard?"
"This fella's a regular Belasco. It's a triumph. What thoroughness! What realism! Knew when to stop too - didn't cut the pages. But what do you want? What do you expect?"
"You loved me too?"
one of the 2 egg-shaped islands. "Old Money" people live here, such as Tom and Daisy Buchanan
one of the 2 egg-shaped islands. Home of the newly rich, such as Jay Gatsby
Valley of Ashes
an industrial area halfway between West Egg and New York, full of dust and smoke from the factories
-symbol of poverty, hopelessness, the darker side of the American Dream
Summer of 1922 Nick moves to West Egg,
Goes to Daisy's house and meets Jordan,
Tom gets a call from his mistress in New York,
Daisy tries to set up Jordan and Nick,
Nick leaves and sees a strange man (Gatsby) reaching his hand towards a green light on the pier
Chapter 1 Summary:
Summer of 19___ ______ moves to _____ Egg,
goes to ______'s house and meets __________,
____ gets a call form his ___________ in New York,
______ tries to set up __________ and _____,
_____ leaves and sees a strange man (__________) reaching his hand towards a ________ _____ on the pier
Tom and Nick go to the Valley of Ashes,
Tom buys Myrtle a puppy,
Go to get a car repaired by George Wilson,
Meets Tom's mistress, Myrtle,
Tom smashes Myrtle's nose
Chapter 2 Summary:
_____ and ______ got to the ________ of ________,
______ buys _________ a puppy,
go to get a ____ repaired by _________ ________,
meets Tom's mistress (__________),
_____ smashes _________'s nose
Nick goes to Gatsby's party for the first time,
Nick hears rumors of Gatsby and meets him,
Gatsby speaks with Jordan alone, Nick sees argument among the upper class,
witness a car accident after party (foreshadowing the future)
Chapter 3 Summary:
_____ goes to _________'s party for the first time,
______ hears rumors of ________ and meets him,
________ speaks with _________ alone,
Nick sees an _____________ among the ________ class,
witness a ____ accident after the party (foreshadowing the future)
Nick's list of people at Gatsby's summer parties (none include Daisy),
Nick and Gatsby have lunch with Wolfsheim and hear a story of Rosy Rosenthal,
Nick meets with Jordan, she tells flashbacks of her and Daisy (golf cart, crying in bath tub with letter, Tom in a car accident with a mysterious woman after their marriage),
makes plan to invite Gatsby and Daisy to Nick's house
Chapter 4 Summary:
Nick's list of _________ at Gatsby's summer ________ (none include ________),
_____ and ________ have lunch with _____________ and hear a story of Rosy Rosenthal,
Nick meets with _________, she tells flashbacks of her and _______ (golf car, crying in the bath tub with the letter, Tom in a car accident with a mysterious woman after their marriage),
makes a plan to invite ________ and _______ to _____'s house
Gatsby and Daisy meet at Nick's house (Gatsby freaks and knocks over a clock),
they go over to Gatsby's house (throw shirts, see Dan Cody painting, Klipspringer plays piano),
Nick leaves the two alone
Chapter 5 Summary:
_______ and ______ meet at _____'s house (_______ freaks and knocks over a clock),
they go over to ________'s house (throw shirts, see Dan Cody painting, Klipspringer plays piano),
Nick leaves the two ________
find out the real history of Gatsby,
Gatsby and Tom meet,
Gatsby, Tom, Nick, and Sloanes together and they talk about how Gatsby doesn't have a horse (symbolic of upper class),
Gatsby's party with famous people and Tom and Daisy come,
Gatsby has a flashback of kissing Daisy for the first time
Chapter 6 Summary:
find out the real history of _______,
Gatsby and ____ meet,
________, ____, _____, and Sloane are together and they talk about how ________ doesn't have a horse (symbolic of ________ class),
__________'s party with famous people and ____ and _______ come,
Gatsby has a flashback of __________ _______ for the first time
Gatsby replaces servants,
Tom and Gatsby fight,
Daisy runs over Myrtle by accident driving Gatsby's Rolls Royce
Chapter 7 Summary:
Gatsby replaces ___________,
____ and ________ fight,
______ runs over _______ by accident driving _______'s Rolls Royce
Gatsby goes for a swim,
Wilson shoots Gatsby,
Wilson shoots himself
Chapter 8 Summary:
_________ goes for a swim,
__________ shoots __________,
__________ shoots himself
Nick meets Gatsby's dad,
no one goes to Gatsby's funeral except Owl Eyes, Nick, servants, and his dad,
Jordan speaks with Nick over the phone,
Nick encounters Tom again and Tom still doesn't know Daisy killed Myrtle
Chapter 9 Summary:
_____ meets _______'s dad,
no one goes to _________'s funeral except _____ _____, _____, servants, and his dad,
________ speaks with Nick over the phone,
_____ encounters ____ again and ____ still doesn't know that _______ killed ________
the theme of the ___________ __________ in The Great Gatsby is that hard work can lead one from rags to riches, but that doesn't always rein true
-there's corruption in it because people have shifted from a vision of building a life or finding love/happiness, to just getting rich and having material things
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