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Gatsby Study Guide Questions Chap 8-9

Gatsby Study Guide Questions Chap 8-9 - Many of Gatsbys...

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John Bieler Professor Edgerly English 112 21 February 2007 The Great Gatsby Study Guide Questions Chapter 8 1. What Does Gatsby tell Nick about his past? Is it true? Gatsby tells Nick about how he met Daisy in Louisville in 1917 and how they fell in love. Gatsby admits to lying to Daisy about his past. Daisy said she would promise to wait for Gatsby but instead married Tom. Yes this is true. 2. What does Michaelis believe caused Myrtle to run? Myrtle ran out to speak to the man who was driving the car. 3. Why did she run? She thought Tom was in the car. 4. Why does Wilson believe that Gatsby killed Myrtle? Wilson believes Gatsby killed Myrtle because he is the only one with a yellow car. 5. What does Wilson do? Wilson goes to Gatsby’s house and shoots Gatsby in the pool dead and then shoots himself. Chapter 9 1. Why couldn’t Nick get anyone to come to Gatsby’s funeral?
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Unformatted text preview: Many of Gatsbys former friends have moved away and disappeared or refused to come. 2. Who is Henry C. Gatz? Henry C. Gatz is Gatsbys father. Who is a proud father from Minnesota. 3. What is the book Henry Gatz shows Nick? Henry shows Nick a book Gatsby wrote on self-improvement. 4. Why is it important to the novel? In the Mid-West Gatsby was more morally based where in the East corruption and glittery lifestyle took over. 5. What happens between Nick and Jordan Baker? Nick and Jordan end things and Jordan claims she is engaged to another man. 6. What does Nick say about people like Daisy and Tom? Nick describes Daisy and Tom as careless people who destroy people and things knowing that their money will always protect them....
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