Gatsby CHAPTER 9 Questions

Why does Nick feel responsible for getting people to the funeral? Why do you suppose Wolfsheim reacts the way he does? Nick was basically Gatsby’s only friend and cared for him.Wolfsheim acts the way he does because he’s a business man and can’t risk a bad outcome on his business.
What does young Jimmy Gatz’s daily schedule say about him? It says Jimmy was working to be better and strictly. Self-improvement was very important to him. He was serious about it, and he had goals.
Is Nick surprised that Daisy has not sent a message or flowers? Are you? He’s not really surprised. Nick expected it because that’s just who Daisy and all of them are. They only care about themselves.
Throughout the story, Nick has criticized the West. At this point, what is it about the middle-west that he appreciates? He appreciates the stability and continuity.
What is Nick’s final feeling about Tom and Daisy? They are careless people who smash up things and then retreat back into their money. He can’t forgive them or hate them because that’s the way they are and they won’t ever change.
In the last 3 paragraphs, Nick makes the symbol of the green light very concrete. What does the green light symbolize? The green light symbolizes the future and dreams that can be so close and the same time so far away.
Keeping the last 3 paragraphs in mind, what does the last sentence in the story mean? People try so hard to move on towards the future but they just keep falling back into the past. The past will always be a part of us no matter how fast we try to row (move on)

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