Great Gatsby ch.4

List all of the rumors told about Gatsby. The rumors were that he was a German spy and he killed someone. bootlegger, second cousin to the devil went to oxford.
Why does Fitzgerald list all of Gatsby’s party guests? What is their behaviors towards Gatsby? Fitzgerald list all of Gatsby’s party guest because it shows the people who came weren’t really his friend, they don’t really know anything about him, to show how big the parties were, to show the people from different places. Their behavior towards him is that they gossip about Gatsby.
Describe Gatsby’s car. It’s cream colored, bright with nickel, swollen here and there, long, lots of windshields that sparkled in the sun
Why does Gatsby tell Nick about his life? Do you believe Gatsby? Does Nick? Gatsby tells Nick about his life because he wants Nick to trust him. Nick doesn’t believe him at first then Gatsby shows him proof and he believes him.
What role does Meyer Wolfsheim play in the novel? What seems to be his connection with Gatsby? The role Meyer Wolfsheim play is a gambler. The connection could be that this is were Gatsby gets all his wealth from
What does Jordan’s story of Daisy’s marriage reveal about Daisy? Jordan tells Nick about how Daisy had been in love with Gatsby before the war, but decided to marry Tom instead.
Do we know why Gatsby has so many parties? Why did he buy the house? Explain. Gatsby has many parties because he hoped Daisy would hear about it and attend one. He bought the house because to show Daisy how wealthy he was.
What new meaning do you see in the last two paragraphs of Chapter 1 What does Nick mean when he says, “Then it had not been merely the stars to which he had aspired on that June night”? Nick means that Gatsby is waiting for Daisy and trying to get her. greenlight represents daisy
Why did Gatsby want Daisy to see his house? Gatsby wanted Daisy to see his house because he thinks that Daisy is impressed with wealth and he wants to show her that that he has the finest in clothing and the biggest house
Nick says, “There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.” What does Nick mean? How does each character in the novel fit into this schema? daisy is pursed Gatsby is pursuing, tom and daisy are tired

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