Gatz shows Nick Gatsbys old book that has a list of Gatsbys goalhis schedule

Gatz shows nick gatsbys old book that has a list of

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Gatz shows Nick Gatsby’s old book that has a list of Gatsby’s goal/his schedule - Gatz, Nick, and Owl-Eyes are some of the few people who went to Gatsby’s funeral - after funeral, Nick is haunted by East and he moves back to the West - Baker is engaged to another man - Nick runs into Tom; Tom tells Nick that he was the one who told Wilson where to find Gatsby - characters - Nick Carraway - Minnesota // Midwest - lives in West Egg - moves to NY to learn bonding business - educated at Yale in 1915 - father owns hardware business - fought in war - Jay Gatsby - North Dakota - from farming family - original name James Gatz - mentor Dan Cody died - met Daisy when training Louisville, in love with her for past 5 years - pursues gaining wealth to try and win Daisy back - received military decoration from Montenegro - Tom Buchanan - Chicago - lives in East Egg - educated at Yale - family is suuuuper rich - arrogant, well-built, racist, sexist, controlling, demanding - Daisy Fay - Louisville - lives in East Egg - met Gatsby in Louisville - Miss Jordan Baker - - golf player - Daisy’s childhood friend - George B. Wilson - gets physically sick when he learns his wife is cheating; gets more sick when she dies - Myrtle Wilson
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- Meyer Wolfsheim - - Jewish - illegally sells alcohol with Gatsby - fixed the World’s Series back in 1919 - gambler - Owl Eyes - - stout, middle-aged man, with enormous owl-eyed spectacles; drunk - talks about books at Gatsby’s party with Nick - Klipspringer - “boarder” - freeloader who takes advantage of working for Gatsby - calls about pair of tennis shoes; doesn’t want to come to funeral - Catherine - slender, worldly girl of about 30; red hair, pottery bracelets - Mr. McKee - pale, feminine man, just shaved, respectful, photographer - Mrs. McKee - shrill, languid, handsome horrible - Michaelis - young Greek - Henry C. Gatz - Gatsby’s father - solemn old man, helpless, dismayed - essay prep // themes: how a character is affected by the past and how that’s significant to the author’s argument - intro: 1922, roaring 20s, Gatsby = obsessed with past, narrator intro, Daisy - the past haunts us even as we continue into the future - the past is unattainable; it’s impossible to repeat the past - Gatsby’s obsession with the past dooms him, seals his fate - pg. 109 - “She didn’t like it” “unutterable depression” “She used to be able to
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