The Great Gatsby Chapter Four What does Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby Chapter Four

The Great Gatsby Chapter Four

What does Gatsby tell Nick about himself? He says that he comes from a

What does Gatsby tell Nick about himself? He says that he comes from a wealthy family in the Midwest and was educated at Oxford. When his parents died, he inherited their money. He traveled the world trying to forget something from his past and eventually became a war hero.

What accomplishment of Meyer Wolfsheim’s does Gatsby describe to Nick? Meyer Wolfsheim fixed the

What accomplishment of Meyer Wolfsheim’s does Gatsby describe to Nick? Meyer Wolfsheim fixed the 1919 World Series

How does Nick react to this? Nick is shocked by this piece of information.

How does Nick react to this? Nick is shocked by this piece of information. He never realized that one man could have the power to do something that could affect so many people.

According to Jordan, what did Daisy do on her wedding day? She got drunk,

According to Jordan, what did Daisy do on her wedding day? She got drunk, presumably because she got a letter from Gatsby on the same day.

Why does Gatsby want to have tea with Daisy at Nick’s house? Gatsby wants

Why does Gatsby want to have tea with Daisy at Nick’s house? Gatsby wants to be alone with Daisy.

Why doesn’t Gatsby ask Nick for this favor himself? He is afraid that Nick

Why doesn’t Gatsby ask Nick for this favor himself? He is afraid that Nick will be offended by his request and has Jordan ask him.

What does Gatsby’s friendship with Meyer Wolfsheim imply about his own background? It implies

What does Gatsby’s friendship with Meyer Wolfsheim imply about his own background? It implies that Gatsby’s past may not be completely honest.

How does Daisy behave after Gatsby goes overseas? At first, she dates only men

How does Daisy behave after Gatsby goes overseas? At first, she dates only men who have no chance of getting in to the army. Then in February, she gets engaged to one man and in June marries another. She is emotionally depressed and desperate.

What does her behavior show about her feelings for Gatsby? It shows that she

What does her behavior show about her feelings for Gatsby? It shows that she is probably truly in love with Gatsby.

Do you think Gatsby would agree with Nick’s phrase: “There are only the pursued,

Do you think Gatsby would agree with Nick’s phrase: “There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy, and the tired”? Explain. It is a good cynical view of the characters and their behavior. Gatsby with his extreme idealism, would probably not agree – it is the kind of phrase that arises from the association with the “universal skepticism” of Jordan.

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