only wants Daisy to give up Gatsyb and stay with him. Tom is from a high class family and Gatsby came from a poor family and made his own wealth. They are similar because they are both rich and they both want Daisy. They are both trying to influence her. What was significant about Nick's 30th birthday? Nick sees his 30th birthday as a sign of maturity into a world of “loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning briefcase of enthusiasm, thinning hair.” He is
starting a new chapter in his life where the ideas of the dreams of the past are gone just like the end of Gatsby’s dream of bringing back his past love with Daisy. What do you think Tom and Daisy were saying to each other in the kitchen? Do you think that Tom knew Daisy was driving the "death car"? Why, why not? I think that Tom and Daisy were planning on what to do about the killing. They were saying that they were going to stay together and get past the event. I think that Daisy did not tell Tom that she was driving the car because Tom makes sure to let it known that it is Gatsby’s car. He may not have done that if he knew that Daisy was the driver. At this point, how would you end the novel? I would end the novel at this point with Gatsby getting arrested and pleading guilty and going to jail for the killing of Myrtle. Chapter 8 How does Fitzgerald achieve a melancholic mood in the beginning of this chapter? By using auditory imagery, Fitzgerald achieves a melancholy mood for the beginning of chapter eight. The "groaning foghorns" that are the auditory image of the visual green light are a forlorn sound that adds to the melancholy atmosphere.
- Spring '17
- jane oh
- The Great Gatsby, Satyricon