Gatsby CHAPTER 8 Questions

At this point, why does Gatsby tell everything to Nick? Gatsby is vulnerable. Tom’s hard malice got to him and shook him up; Gatsby and his confidence have shattered.
In what way is Gatsby’s uniform an “invisible cloak”? In an army officer’s uniform, all men look socially equal. It makes him look like everybody else and nobody can tell if he’s rich or poor, including Daisy.
Why is the young Gatsby drawn to Daisy? Because she’s beautiful, she’s the 1st “nice” girl he had known, he loves her house, how she lives, and the fact that men already loved her increased her worth.
As he is leaving, why does Nick say to Gatsby, “They’re a rotten crowd… You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together”? Because Nick is disgusted by Daisy and Tom. They aren’t worth the trouble and headache they’ve brought Gatsby with their selfishness and drama. He’s better than them.
What is the cause of the problem between Jordan and Nick? Nick is getting tired of her because she’s just like Daisy and Tom and after last night with all the commotion he’s sick of all of them.
In what context do Dr. Eckleburg’s eyes appear in this chapter? George points them out to Myrtle right before she dies. They appear as the eyes of God.
What does Nick mean when he says, “Is that was true [that Gatsby might have realized that Daisy was not going to call] he must have felt that he lost the old, warm world, paid a high price for living too long without a single dream”? If Gatsby does realize this is over, then everything he has done or bought because of Daisy is now for nothing and that his single dream was too much of a fantasy. Since he held on for too long, he pays a dear price.
How can Wilson’s actions at the end of this Chapter be explained? He thought Gatsby killed Myrtle and had an affair with her because Tom told him, so her shot Gatsby and killed himself.

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