The great Gatsby chapter 1

How does Nick describe himself at the beginning of the novel He decided to go east and learn about the bond business he went to Yale for college
How does Nick describe Tom Buchanan Strudy straw haired man of thirty with a rather hand mouth and a supercilious manner
What are the recent events in Nick’s life which have most vividly affected his personality Civil war
Describe the Buchanan house High hallway into a bright rosy colored space fragilely bounded into the house by french Windows at either end
How does Nick know daisy and Tom Daisy was my second cousin and I’d know Tom in college
Describe Tom what is your impression of him Two shinning arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face and gave him the appearance
What kind of person is daisy Bright eyes sad and lonely face and a bright passionate mouth
Who is Jordan baker The girl Nick has a crush on
How does Nick feel about Daisy and Tom after his first visit with them He was confused and disgusted as he drove away
How does Fitzgerald introduce the theme of gesture or superficiality He fits in because East egg you are near new money and west egg you are near old money
What is Gatsby doing Nick first sees him Through Daisy and she can be unscruptal at times
What is Gatsby doing when Nick’s first sees him He is looking at the stars and through the green light at the bay
Describe the ambiguity in Nick’s initial description of Gatsby Shawdoy figure and was looking out at the green light
How does the tone of Nick’s description of toms reveal Nick’s feelings about Tom That Nick didn’t like Tom and at the end they become friends
How would you describe Daisy state of mind Durning dinner what does she say and do that helps reveal her inner conflicts She’s not very happy with conversation that Tom is having
Nick thinks that given the state of their marriage Daisy should leave Tom but it is clear to him that she has no intention of doing so what indication is there that Tom and Daisy are closely linked despite their marital difficulties Daisy probilty wants money and that they love each other
How much do we know Gatsby at the end of this chapter That Gatsby had vanished and I was alone again in the unquiet darkness
What indications are there that the green light will have a powerful emotional significance to Gatsby That Gatsby has left them and it embraces the light

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