The Great Gatsby – Entire Book!

Where did Nick graduate from ? Yale
When did Nick come to West Egg? In summer of 1922
Why did he move to West Egg ? To get into bond business
Where are the twin villages of East Egg and West Egg located? Twenty miles from the New York city
Who is Nick’s Cousin ? Daisy
Who is the main protagonist ? Jay Gatsby
Why does Gatsby throw lavish parties ? Hoping that daisy would meet him one day.
Tom Buchanan Daisy’s immensely wealthy husband. He is an arrogant, hypocritical bully. His social attitudes are laced with racism and sexism, and he never even considers trying to live up to the moral standard he demands from those around him.
Where does Nick first meet Jordan ? At Daisy and Tom’s house.
Tom Buchanan girlfriend Myrtle Wilson
Main theme behind Great Gatsby Death of the American Dream.
The green light symbolism First discovered by Nick, when he watches Gatsby standing on his lawn watching a green light coming off from the dock. he green light represents Gatsby’s hopes and dreams for the future. Gatsby associates it with Daisy.
The Eyes of Doctor TJ eckleburg Are the eyes on a billboard described by Nick as big blue. These eyes can be interpted for the eyes of god watching over the city.
Jordan Baker Is a golfer, friend of Daisy. Nick falls in love with her.
How does Nick describe Daisy’s voice Low and thrilling
Who tells Nick about the affair of Tom and Myrtle Jordan
Where does Tom take Nick in chapter 2 ? To Wilson’s garage.
Myrtle Wilson Tom’s Girlfriend. Wife of George Wilson.
Who does Nick meet at Myrtle’s apartment Catherine- Myrtle’s Sister. Mr and Mrs Mckee.
Why does Tom break Myrtle’s nose ? Myrtle grows louder and more obnoxious the more she drinks, and shortly after Tom gives her a new puppy as a gift, she begins to talk about Daisy. Tom sternly warns her never to mention his wife. Myrtle angrily says that she will talk about whatever she chooses and begins chanting Daisy’s name. Tom responds by breaking her nose
Why is Nick unusual at Gatsby’s party ? He is actually invited to the party
Describe Gatsby’s parties Gatsby’s party is almost unbelievably luxurious: guests marvel over his Rolls-Royce, his swimming pool, his beach, crates of fresh oranges and lemons, buffet tents in the gardens overflowing with a feast, and a live orchestra playing under the stars.
Whom do Nick and Jordan run into at Gatsby library? A middle aged man- Owl eyes (nick name)
What does Gatsby tell Nick about his past and wealth ? That he attended Oxford college for five months. to have collected jewels in the capitals of Europe, to have hunted big game, and to have been awarded medals in World War I by multiple European countries.And he inherited all the wealth from his dead family.
To Nick’s astonishment, the man who shares wartime memories with him and invites him to fly a hydroplane turns out to be Jay Gatsby
what favor does Gatsby ask Nick ? To arrange a reunion with Daisy
Gatsby’s real name James Gatz
Gatsby’s past Gatsby was born on a North Dakota farm, and though he attended college at St. Olaf’s in Minnesota, he dropped out after two weeks, loathing the humiliating janitorial work by means of which he paid his tuition
At the beginning of chapter 4, Nick mentions three rumors about the mysterious Gatsby that his guests have passed around at the parties. What are they? That he is a bootlegger. He once killed a man who found out that he was the nephew to Von hindenburg and second cousin to the devil.
Whom does Nick meet at lunch with Gatsby? What remarkable fact does Nick learn about this man afterward? Mr. Wolfsheim. That wolfsheim is the one who has helped Gatsby to become rich. And that both of them worked together.
Who is Gatsby’s childhood friend ? Dan Cody
Who does nick find at Gatsby’s house in chapter 6 ? Tom, Mr and Mrs Sloan
Why does Gatsby stop all the parties and replace his servants ? Preoccupied by his love for Daisy, Gatsby calls off his parties, which were primarily a means to lure Daisy. He also fires his servants to prevent gossip and replaces them with shady individuals connected to Meyer Wolfshiem.
Who does Gatsby meet at Daisy’s house ? Daisy’s daughter
Who starts the conversation of going to the city ? Daisy
Why does Nick reject Gatsby’s offer of business? He says his hands are full
Setting of the story The wealthy Long Island communities of West Egg and East Egg (both fictional), about 20 miles east of Manhattan. Author Fitzgerald once lived on Long Island in the village of Great Neck, Nassau County, on the north shore of the island.
Climax in Great Gatsby The climax of the novel occurs during an argument between Gatsby and Buchanan over Daisy, who admits that she once loved Tom. Gatsby says he wants to speak to Daisy alone, but Daisy immediately says “Even alone I can’t say I never loved Tom.”
Point of view Nick Carraway tells the story in first-person point of view. In describing and analyzing the characters, he sometimes relies on second-hand information, or hearsay, that he is unable to verify.
East Egg long Island This community, where the Buchanans reside, represents the long-established aristocrats, or “old money.” Its residents generally are corrupt and jaded.
West Egg, Long Island This community, where Gatsby and Nick Carraway reside, represents the nouveaux riches, or “new money.” Its residents tend to be regarded as upstart outsiders by the East Egg crowd.
What do the Tom, Gatsby, Daisy and Nick decide to after going into town ? To rent a room in Plaza hotel
Who was driving the yellow car when Myrtle was hit ? Daisy
What does Nick suggest to Gatsby in Chapter 8 ? To leave long island and Daisy
Michaelis Witness at the inquest inquiring into the death of Myrtle Wilson.
Klipsinger Man who calls Nick Carraway after Gatsby’s death and says Gatsby had his tennis shoes. He wants them back.
Why does Fitzgerald reveal the truth about Gatsby’s background at this particular point in the novel? He wanted to us to pay attention from the beginning of the story. And he wants to us to create false impression of the characters. Perhaps he wants it to make a suspense.
What happens at the end of the story ? Gatsby is killed by George Wilson. Daisy and Tom leave the town and so does Nick.
Why does Geroge kill Gatsby ? He thinks Gatsby was the one who hit Myrtle, his wife, with a car.
How does George kill Gatsby ? He shoots him in his pool

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