The Great Gatsby Test

“I’m one of the few honest people that I have ever known” Nick
“Can’t repeat the past? Why of course you can!” Gatsby
“All I kept thinking about over and over was “you cant live forever” Tom
“I’ve been everywhere and seen everything and done everything. sophisticated- God, I’m sophisticated!” Daisy
“Im going to tell you something about my life. I dont want you to get the wrong idea of me from all those stories you here.” Gatsby
“It’s up to us, who are the dominant race, to watch out or these other races will have control of things.” Tom
“I was one of the few guests who had actually been invited” Nick
“I didnt want you to think I was some nobody” Gatsby
I may be old-fashioned in my ideas but women run around too much these days to suit me.” Tom
They’re a rotten crowd… You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together.” Nick
“WHO represented everything for which I have unaffected scorn” Gatsby
“I think the home influence will be very good for HER” Jordan
“an elegant young rough-neck… whose elaborate formality of speech just missed being absurd” Gatsby
“HER voice is full of money” Daisy
“So I walked away and left HIM standing there in the moonlight- watching over nothing” Gatsby
“She realized what SHE was doing.. never…had intended doing anything at all” Daisy
“He had on a dress suit and patent leather shoes, and I couldn’t keep my eyes off HIM” gatsby
“I heard a low, husky sob and saw that tears were overflowing HIS face” Tom
“middle thirties. and faintly stout, carried HER surplus flesh sensuously as women can” Myrtle
“SHE left a borrowed car out in the rain with the top down, and then lied about it” Jordan
The great gatsby place during the 1920s
George Wilson finds out who owned the yellow car from Tom
What is Nick’s profession bond salesman
How does Myrtle die She is hit by a car
What word best describes Gatsby idealistic
What important virtue does Nick claim for himself honesty
Gatsby gives lavish parties because he hopes Daisy will attend
The only character who comes to know all of the details of the accident and all the complex relationships is Nick
Gatsby’s pink suit represents his lack of social finesse
why won’t Tom give up Daisy? she is one of his possessions
why does Gatsby take the blame for Myrtles death? he wants to protect Daisy
why does Tom insist that Daisy and Gatsby drive home together? he wants to show his confidence that Daisy is his
what words describes Daisy weak and selfish
what does Jordan’s willingness to sit down to supper shortly after Myrtle’s death reveal about her character? she is concerned about Nick
why did Gatsby buy his house in West Egg he wanted to be directly across the water from Daisy’s house
The final confrontation between Gatsby, Tom, and Daisy occurs at the Plaza Hotel
Why does Gatsby try to impress Nick with his background and wealth? he wants Nick’s aid in bringing about a reunion with Daisy
what parallel discovery do Tom and George make on the day of Myrtle’s death? each discovers that his wife has a life apart from him
during their first face to face meeting at Gatsby’s party, what do Nick and Gatsby realize they have in common? war experiences
What do all major characters except Wilson and Myrtle have in common? they are incredibly rich

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