He shows the police officer a christmas card from the police commissioner who

He shows the police officer a christmas card from the

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He shows the police officer a christmas card from the police commissioner who owes him a favor Nick later finds out it was a bribe. The card represents corruption. Gatsby introduces Nick to Meyer Wolfshiem , who, he claims, was responsible for fixing the 1919 World Series Wolfshiem gives Nick the impression that the source of Gatsby’s wealth might be disagreeable to taste, smell or to look at Wolfshiem says that Gatsby may even have ties to the sort of organized crime with which Wolfshiem is associated Nick sees Jordan Baker after the lunch, who finally tells him the details of her mysterious conversation with Gatsby at the party Gatsby told Jordan that he is in love with Daisy Buchanan Daisy + Gatsby Jordan says, during the war, before Daisy married Tom, she was a beautiful young girl in Louisville, Kentucky, and all the military officers in town were in love with her. Daisy fell in love with Lieutenant Jay Gatsby, who was stationed at the base near her home. Though she chose to marry Tom after Gatsby left for the war, Daisy drank herself into numbness the night before her wedding, after she received a letter from Gatsby. Daisy has apparently remained faithful to her husband throughout their marriage, but Tom has not. Jordan adds that Gatsby bought his mansion in West Egg solely to be near Daisy. Nick realizes that the green light he saw was the light at the end of Daisy’s dock. Gatsby has asked Jordan to convince Nick to arrange a reunion between Gatsby and Daisy. Because he is terrified that Daisy will refuse to see him, Gatsby wants Nick to invite Daisy to tea Gatsby intends to come to the tea at Nick’s house as well, surprising her and forcing her to see him ( Jordan’s story paints Gatsby as a lovesick, innocent young soldier, desperately trying to win the woman of his dreams. ) Gatsby: representative of hope and authenticity ( Reliability ) Gatsby the crooked businessman
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representative of greed and moral corruption Chapter 4 illuminates a matter of great personal meaning for Gatsby: the object of his hope, the green light toward which he reaches Green light = Daisy Attempt to make love real Symbol of Gatsby’s dream the green light represents: the American dream Gatsby’s irresistible longing to achieve his dream, the connection of his dream to the pursuit of money and material success the sense of his having created a new identity in a new place Why does Nick almost laugh when Gatsby is telling him about his personal history? He thinks Gatsby sounds like a bad novel and he sounds like he's lying What is notable about Mr. Wolfsheim's cufflinks? They are made from human teeth Who does Nick attempt to introduce Gatsby to?
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