Great Gatsby chapter 8

What does Gatsby tell Nick the night of the accident? He told him that Daisy was driving and he didn’t want anyone to know. He wanted Nick to know because of his trust in him
Did Gatsby want to go to Oxford? No. He didn’t because while he was there, he lost Daisy. If he hadn’t gone he might have had Daisy.
How does George Wilson spend the night after the accident? Drinking and sitting in his rocking chair.
What evidence did George Wilson find that his wife was having an affair? A dog collar and leash both encrusted with Diamonds and Myrtle was very bruised on her face when she came back from the city.
How is Nick’s attitude toward Gatsby ambivalent even at the moment when he says goodbye to him? Gatsby is lost in his fantasy. He is lost in the illusion that Daisy will come back to him and they will live a meaningful life.
What do the eyes of Dr. T. J. Eckleburg symbolize to George Wilson? What is significant about this symbol? Many critics suggest that the eyes symbolize God looking over a sinful land
How do you think Wilson got Gatsby’s name? Does any evidence in this chapter point to a particular person? Wilson Gets Gatsby’s name from Tom
How does Nick characterize Gatsby’s state of mind before he is killed? Nick is full of illusions about Daisy. He thinks she will be calling him. He refuses to leave even though Nick suggests that he go for his safety

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