The Great Gatsby, Chapter 4

man who came to Gatsby’s house so often and so long that he became known as the “boarder”. Who is Klipspringer?
About his family, where he came from and about studying at Oxford. He even showed proof. What does Gatsby tell Nick about himself?
Gatsby wants Nick to hear from Jordan about Daisy and Gatsby’s past relationship. Gatsby would like Nick to invite Daisy to tea so that Gatsby can stop by. What “matter” did Gatsby have Jordan Baker discuss with Nick?
Gatsby’s Jewish business associate. Who is Mr. Wolfshiem?
That Gatsby is someone you want to take home to meet your mother and sister; confirms that Gatsby went to Oxford. What does Mr. Wolfshiem tell Nick about Gatsby?
Jordan tells Nick that Daisy was in love with Gatsby four years ago. Gatsby was called to war. Daisy married Tom instead. Gatsby goes to great lengths to see Daisy again. What does Jordan tell Nick about Daisy, Gatsby and Tom?
1. Gatsby’s disclosure in the car2. The meeting with Wolfshiem3. Jordan’s story about Daisy’s soldier What three major incidents happen in chapter 4
Nick Carroway Who recounts the summer’s coming and goings of people to and from Gatsby’s house?
Jay Gatsby Who claims they went to Oxford?
A Gambler What does Mr. Wolfshiem do for a living?
He disappears What does Gatsby do when he is introduced to Tom Buchanan?
Jordan Baker Who was a bridesmaid in Daisy’s wedding with Tom?
Nick and Jordan Who played tonsil hockey at the end of Chapter 4? Made out.
What are the two rumors about Gatsby at the beginning of chapter 4? He is a bootlegger and he killed a man who had found out that he was a nephew to Von Hindenburg and second cousin to the devil.
Why do you think Gatsby calls Nick “old sport” all the time? He wants to get to be a really “good friend” to Nick so he can get to Daisy.
Gatsby wants to tell Nick the truth about himself on page 65. What is the truth he tells him? He was the son of wealthy people from San Francisco, his family died leaving him money, he went to Oxford (as did most of his family), then he went around the world living an extravagant life style.
Why does Nick think Gatsby is lying about it what he said about his life(pages 65-66)? Gatsby hurried through the telling of him studying at Oxford, as though he choked on the words.
Why does Nick finally believe the truth about Gatsby? (he shows him two things- what are they?) (pages 66-67). He shows him two things: one medal to Major Jay Gatsby for Valour Extraordinary. And the other was a photograph of Gatsby with his classmates at Oxford
Why does Gatsby tell Nick the truth? Gatsby wants Nick to trust him
Meyer Wolfsheim a business friend of Gatsby and a stereotypical gangster,
Who does Nick see while he is out to lunch? (p73) Tom
Why is Daisy is upset with Nick? (p 73-74) Because Nick has not telephoned them or visited with her.
Who was the officer from the flashback story? Jay Gatsby
On page76 we learn about a letter. Who do you think the letter was from? Gatsby
Why did Gatsby buy his house? To be close to Daisy
What request is Gatsby making of Nick? He wants Nick to invite Daisy to his home and let Gatsby “stop by.”
Why does Gatsby want Daisy to see his house? (what does this show about Gatsby) He wants to impress her with his wealth, status, and class.
Why does Nick almost laugh when Gatsby is telling him about his personal history? He thinks Gatsby sounds like a bad novel and he sounds like he’s lying
What convinces Nick that Gatsby might be telling the truth about his background? Gatsby shows Nick a medal from Montenegro
What does Daisy do on the night of her wedding? She gets drunk
What does Tom give Daisy before they are married? A string of pearls
Where did Gatsby and Daisy first meet? Louisville, Kentucky
Where did Gatsby claim he was born? San Francisco
What school did Gatsby attend? Oxford
What is notable about Mr. Wolfsheim’s cufflinks? They are made of human teeth
What does Jordan reveal happened in August just after Tom and Daisy were married? Tom was caught with another woman when he wrecked his car
What is the favor that Gatsby wants from Nick? Invite Daisy to tea at his house
What does Gatsby use to get out of trouble with the police officer for speeding? A Christmas card from the commissioner
Why has Gatsby been giving all those parties? He hopes to see Daisy
True or False: Gatsby claims he received a medal of valor True
During what season do Gatsby’s lavish parties take place? Summer
How does Daisy behave after Gatsby goes overseas? What does her behavior show about her feelings for Gatsby? She’s upset and they were going to wait for each other, so its showed how much she still loved him.
What does Gatsby tell Nick about Meyer Wolfsheim? He fixed the 1919 World Series

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