chapter 2 study guide (great gatsby)

what is the valley of ashes Between NYC & Long Island (East & West Egg). representing A place where ashes have been dumped by the road. The empty lives that are devoid of ideals or spirituality.
what are the “eyes of Dr. T.J Eckleburg”? The eyes of Dr. Eckleburg are literally eyes on a billboard and figuratively witness to the comings and goings and the deeds of those who pass through the Valley of Ashes.
Who did Tom take Nick to meet Myrtle, his mistress
Identify Myrtle and George Wilson. Myrtle Wilson is Tom’s Mistress. George is her husband.
what did Mrs. Wilson buy when she was out with Tom and Nick? dog, cold cream, town tattle, perfume, and a movie magazine
Where did they go? What was at 158th Street? Tom’s flat was at 158th Street; this is where he carried on his affair with Myrtle.
identify Catherine and Mr and Mrs. MckeeMyrtle’s sister, married couple, neighbors in apartment complex Myrtle’s sister, married couple, neighbors in apartment complex
what does Catherine tell nick about Gatsby? he’s Kisser Wilheims nephew
what reason did myrtle give for marrying George? she thought he was a gentleman
what did tom do to myrtle when she mentioned Daisy’s’ name? breaks her nose

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