The Great Gatsby Chapter 4

What does Gatsby tell Nick about himself? Gatsby is the son of a dead wealthy family at Middle West.
What accomplishment of Meyer Wolfshein’s does Gatsby describe to Nick? How does Nick react? Wolfshein became a notorious gambler and claims responsible for fixing 1919 World Series. Nick became suspicious about Gatsby’s friendship with Wolfshein thinking he is evil.
According to Jordan, what did Daisy do on her wedding day? Why? What does this reveal about Daisy? Daisy got drunk and cried when she received a letter. The letter is from Gatsby and she does not want to cancel the wedding.
Why does Gatsby want to have tea with Daisy in Nick’s house? Why doesn’t Gatsby ask Nick for this favor? Why did Gatsby want Daisy to see his house? He wanted Daisy to see his house and be impressed by it. Nick’s house is next to Gatsby’s so it is an easy setup for Daisy to see. Gatsby is desperate to impress Daisy with his wealth.
What does Tom do when he and Daisy return from their honeymoon? Tom cheated on another woman and got into a car accident.
What does Gatsby’s friendship with Meyer Wolfshein imply about his own background? Gatsby is doing something illegal with Wolfshein.
List all of the rumors told about Gatsby. Gatsby is a bootlegger, once killed a man, attended Oxford, and was a German spy.
Why does Fitzgerald list all of Gatsby’s party guests? The people at Gatsby’s party are not his friends they just came and went.
Why does Gatsby tell Nick about his life? Do you believe Gatsby? Does Nick? Gatsby wanted Nick to trust him of how good he is. Yes, Gatsby does not want Nick to hear the wrong things about him. Nick was suspicious about Gatsby’s background.

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