Gatsby orders flowers to put up and fumbles around He stages a grand entrance

Gatsby orders flowers to put up and fumbles around he

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Gatsby orders flowers to put up and fumbles around He stages a grand entrance to come in after Daisy Nick encourages him to be strong Gatsby sh0ws her to his mansion with Nick She breaks down and cries over a pile of his fancy clothes The meeting turns emotional and Nick slips away
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Plot Summary Nick hears more rumors about Gatsby He learns that he came from a N. Dakota farm His name was James Gatz He was inspired to earn a fortune by Dan Cody A wealthy man who took Gatz under his wing When he died, he tried to leave him his fortune Gatz changed his name and set out on his own
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Plot Summary Daisy’s husband Tom starts getting suspicious Tom goes with Daisy and Nick to Gatsby’s Accuses him of being a bootlegger Daisy gets angry and defends Jay Nick realizes himself that Gatsby wishes for too much
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Plot Summary Tom hates Gatsby for his social gracelessness Nick goes to Tom’s one day and finds Gatsby With Tom away, Daisy and Gatsby get out of control She shows him her daughter Nick notices that Daisy barely pays attention to her Tom is furious at Daisy’s closeness to Gatsby She asks Gatsby first if he would like for them to go out Agitated, Tom shouts that they will all go into town Gatsby takes Tom’s car with Daisy Tom takes Nick and Jordan in Gatsby’s car
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Plot Summary Tom stops at his mechanic, Wilson’s, in the slums Wilson knows his wife is cheating with someone He hasn’t caught Tom yet and wants to move them away The party of five rents a hotel room in town Tom is still upset and losing face with the group He mocks Gatsby’s way of speaking and accuses him Gatsby stands his ground and tells him he’s wrong For a while, Gatsby has the upper hand and Tom is losing
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Plot Summary Gatsby overplays his hand He asks an emotional Daisy to denounce her love for Tom Tom takes advantage and reminds them of the history Daisy can not say that she loves Gatsby anymore Gatsby gets exasperated and Tom gloats over him Jordan suggests they go home Tom is so confident he sends Daisy with Gatsby Nick realizes it is his thirtieth birthday
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Plot Summary Tom drives up on Wilson’s and finds a crime scene Wilson’s wife was run over and killed Tom’s car was sighted Wilson is beside himself He accuses Tom but Tom calms him down and they talk Tom talks in private and returns to Nick and Jordan Tom drives them to his mansion in Gatsby’s car Nick is visibly upset and snaps at Jordan He leaves and finds Gatsby hiding in the bushes
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Plot Summary Gatsby is calm and confesses that Daisy was the driver
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