Gatsby

1.How does the narrator describe Gatsby? Romantic nature, something gorges about him.
2.From where did the narrator come and why? From the Mid-West, he just finished the World War I, and came to New York to work on his sale business. (Walstreet (bond))
3.Describe the narrator’s house. Not very big house, but the location is at an expensive land. Normal houses.
4.Describe the Buchanans’ house. Big, a big mansion that had been used from generation to generation. Right on the water, old money.
5.How does Nick know Daisy and Tom? Daisy is Nick’s cousin and Tom goes to Yale like Nick.
6.Describe Tom. What is our impression of him in Chapter 1? Big and strong, like a football player.
7.What kind of person is Daisy? Beautiful, Carless, sad inside.
8.What did Miss Baker tell Nick about Tom? Tom has a mistress in the city
9.When asked about her daughter, what does Daisy say? Hope she can be a fool. Wants it to be a boy. Being a girl is good because she can be a fool and don’t feel anything.
10.How is Gatsby introduced into the novel? See him at night, putting his hand out towards the outside.
1. What is the “valley of ashes”? Place where New York’s ashes are dumped. Between Eggs and New York.
2. What are the “eyes of Dr. T. J. Eckleburg? A billboard, blue and yellow eyes. That watches over everything in the valley.
3. Who did Tom take Nick to meet? His mistress, Myrtle. 4. Identify Myrtle and George Wilson. Myrtle is George Wilson’s wife and Tom’s mistress. George is an auto mechanic. Works on a car for Tom too.
5. What did Mrs. Wilson buy while she was out with Tom and Nick? A puppy
6. Where did they go? What was at 158th Street? Tom’s flat that he uses to have an affair with Myrtle. And it is they place that they have the party.
7. Identify Catherine and Mr. & Mrs. McKee. Catherine is Myrtle’s sister that lives in town. Mr. & Mrs. Mckee is a couple. To Nick this couple is scary. Mr. McKee is kind of girly and Ms. Mckee is loud. 8. What does Mr. McKee tell Nick about Gatsby? He is the nephew or cousin of Kaiser Wilhelm, some German ruler during WW1.
9. What reason did Myrtle give for marrying George Wilson? Because she thought that her husband was a gentleman and know stuff about breeding.
10. What did Tom do to Myrtle when she mentioned Daisy’s name? Tell her to stop, and when she didn’t he punched Myrtle in the nose that it broke.
1.Describe Gatsby’s wealth. List some of the things that represent wealth. Big house, fancy car, swimming pool and have big parties.
2.What kind of people come to Gatsby’s parties? All the new rich and old money, famous people and the people that they know.
3.Why did Nick Carraway go to the party? Gatsby’s chauffeur sent an invitation to Nick. And plus Nick wants to know more about Gatsby too.
4.How does Nick meet Gatsby? At first Nick didn’t know that he was talking to Gatsby. They were talking about being in the world war.
5.What are some of the stories about Gatsby? Some rumours are going on that he killed someone or he might be a German spy.
6.Is Gatsby a “phony”? Kind of because he didn’t want people to know much about him.
7.Describe Nick’s relationship with Jordan. At first he didn’t really think much about it but then later on there’s something more about them.
1.Who is Klipspringer? He’s a guy that is always at Gatsby’s house referred as “the boarder”
2.What does Gatsby tell Nick about himself? Gatsby told him about his family, where he came from and about studying at Oxford. Then he mention about the time that he served in the world war. He even show Nick some prove.
3.What “matter” did Gatsby have Jordan Baker discuss with Nick? He wants Nick to invite Daisy for a tea, and Gatsby will drop by. And want Jordan to tell the story about him and Daisy.
4.Who is Mr. Wolfshiem? Gatsby’s business partner.
5.What does Mr. Wolfshiem tell Nick about Gatsby? Someone who you want to take home to meet your mother and sister. He’s a gentleman, and confirms about oxford.
6. What does Jordan tell Nick about Daisy, Gatsby and Tom? About how Daisy was in love with Gatsby before. But because of the way Daisy then later got married to Tom. And have a baby girl later.
1.Describe the meeting between Gatsby and Daisy. Why was he so nervous? It started very awkwardly because Gatsby don’t really know how to act around her. It has been years that they met.
2.How long did it take Gatsby to make the money to buy the mansion? three years
3.Why did Gatsby want Daisy to see the house and his clothes? It is now the time that he can show her all the things he have right now that he didn’t have before. To show her that he is really and is good enough.
4.What had the green light on the dock meant to Gatsby? To him, the green light is like Daisy.
5.What had Gatsby turned Daisy into in his own mind? some kind of illusion.
1.What is Gatsby’s real history? Where is he from, and what is his name? His name is James Gatz and originally came from North Dakota.
2.What did Dan Cody do for Gatsby? He went and travel with Cody. And acts like the one who take care of him when Cody is drunk. Then when Cody dies Gatsby got the money from him.
3.What is Daisy’s opinion of Gatsby’s party? How does this affect him? She don’t really like the idea of the party.
4.What does Gatsby want from Daisy? He wants Daisy to tell him that she never love Tom and that everything will be the same.

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