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7. How truthful was Gatsby when he relayed the story of his life to Nick? Whydoes Fitzgerald tell thestory of Jay Gatz now?8. Describe the meeting of Tom and Gatsby. What does this meeting reveal about them?9. Why did Daisy and Tom find Gatsby's party loathsome?10. How did Gatsby measure the success of his party?11. When Nick told Gatsby that "you can't repeat the past", Gatsbyr eplied, "Why of course you can!"Do you agree with Nick or Gatsby?1. Why does Gatsby stop giving parties?2. When does Tom first realize that Daisy loves Tom?3. Why is Myrtle Wilson upset when she sees Tom and Jordan?
4. Why does Gatsby view Daisy’s child with surprise?5. Why does Gatsby object to letting Tom drive his car?6. What ironic situation is occurring on the drive to town?7. What is the significance of “blocks” Biloxi?8. Why is Nick pleased with Gatsby’s honesty about Ox ford?9. What has increased Tom’s hatred of Gatsby?10. Why does Tom refer to the liaison between Daisy and Gatsby in terms of intermarriage?11. Why does Tom’s defense of family life amuse Nick?12. What is the significance of Nick’s thirtieth birthda y?13. Why does Tom insist that Daisy and Gatsby drive home together?14. Why does Nick change his feelings toward Jordan?15. What is Nick’s attitude toward Gatsby?16. Why are Tom and Daisy reconciled?17. Who is Trimachio? Explain how this describes Gatsby.18. Describe Daisy and Gatsby's new relationship .19. Compare George Wilson and Tom. What did each man learn about his wife and how did they eachreact?20. If Daisy says she's never loved Tom, is there someone whom she thinks she loves?21. Describe the fight between Gatsby and Tom. What do these men think of each other? How are theysimilar and how are they different?22. What do you think Tom and Daisy were saying to each other in the kitchen? Do you think thatTom knew Daisy was driving the "death car"? Why, why not?23. At this point, how would you end the novel?1. How does Fitzgerald achieve a melancholic mood in the beginning of this chapter?2. How are seasons used in constructing this novel?3. Who is Dan Cody and what is his significance in Gatsby's life?4. How does Nick's statement "You're worth the whole bunch put together" show a change in Nick? ..from the beginning of the novel?5. How does T. J. Eckleberg affect Mr. Wilson?1. What is the significance of Nick’s taking charge of Gatsby’s funeral arrangements?2. Why do Tom and Daisy leave?3. How does Nick react to the phone call revealing Gatsby’s criminal activities?4. What is the significance of Mr. Gatz’s arrival?5. What is the irony of Mr. Gatz’s admiration of the house?6. What two emotions are pulling Mr. Gatz?
7. What is the irony of Mr. Gatz’s comment about James J. Hill?8. Why did Nick take care of Gatsby's funeral?9. How was Jay Gatz's childhood schedule consistetn with the adult Gatsby's behavior?10. Who attended Gatsby's funeral? How and why is this significant?11. What is the purpose of Nick's last meeting with Jordan?12. Why does Nick call Tom and Daisy "careless people"?