PASSAGE ANALYSISThe Great Gatsby, Ch. 3Read the passage below from Chapter 3. Paraphrase Nick’s words. Discuss the implications ofhis statements. Connect the passage to a theme or symbol that manifests in the novel. Read thepassage several times. Take note of the punctuation. Take note of the figurative language. Thenask yourself: How do all these pieces contribute to my overall understanding of the passage?Be sure to take notes on the passage as you complete this activity.
and impression on Nick. Nick describes Gatsby’s smile “understanding” with a “quality of