Gatsby Study Guide Questions Chap 1-3

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John Bieler Professor Edgerly English 112 24 January 2007 The Great Gatsby Study Guide Questions Chapter 1 1. How does the narrator describe Gatsby? Nick begins by describing himself as highly tolerant. Nick says Gatsby represents everything Nick doesn’t like in people. Nick also describes Gatsby as “gorgeous.” 2. From where did the narrator come and why? The narrator comes from a prominent family from the mid-west and has traveled east to learn about the bond business. 3. Describe the narrator’s house. The narrator describes the house as a weather beaten small house. The narrator’s house also had a view of the water, and all for eighty dollars a month. 4. Describe the Buchanan’s house. The narrator describes the house as “a cheerful red-and-white Georgian Colonial mansion, overlooking the bay” (6). The house was by the beach and had French windows. 5. How does Nick know Daisy and Tom? Nick knows Tom from college and Daisy is a cousin of Nick’s. 6. Describe Tom. What is our impression of him in Chapter 1?
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Tom was a football player, one of the best ends ever to play at New Haven. Nick describes him as a National figure for his football accomplishments. Tom seems like a jock and might have a secret lover in New York. Tom enjoys reading a white-
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