Located the drunk Catherine and she wept at the death of her sissy ● Wilson keeps muttering about how he can find who did this to his wife ● Michaelis tries to distract him from the shock by asking him Q’s ● Wilson shows him the dog leash and he is suspicious that someone killed her, starts freaking out ● He murmurs something about how “you may fool me but you can’t fool God!” (159). Shows that he knows somethings up and he’s gonna find out just what ● Wilson gone to look for the yellow car that killed his wife ● Something spooky happens and Nick and the butler and others (OMG this is like Clue) arrive at Gat’s house and find Gat in the pool on a mattress with blood swirling around (ew) and then the Gardener sees Wilson’s body in the grass ● SUMMARY TIME Y’ALL: ○ Basically Gat reminisced a lot about Daisy and nick said goodbye to him and Wilson tries to find the man who killed his wife and the whole thing gets CRAY and Gat and Wilson kill each other and now I’m sad cuz Gat and Nick were supposed to be best friends forever and go to the park and have parties but now he’s dead and everything’s ruined :( Chapter 9- (pg 163-180)
❖ Two years after Gatsby's death, Nick describes the events that surrounded his funeral. ❖ Swarms of photographers and journalists visit his house, coming up with untrue stories for the papers. ➢ One detective called wilson a “madman”, setting tone for newspaper reports the next morning ❖ Nick is trying to put together a large funeral for Gatsby, however, all his friends have disappeared or refuse to attend ➢ Tom and Daisy abruptly moved away leaving “no address” or “when they'd be back” ➢ Called Meyer Wolfshiem, no answer, sent a butler to New York with a letter, and he wrote back saying he's “tied up in some very important business and cannot get mixed up in this thing now” ➢ Kiplinger says he has a social engagement and cannot attend but left his tennis shoes and asked if he could send them back. ❖ His father, Henry C. Gatz arrived from Minnesota. ➢ A solemn old man, very helpless and dismayed. ➢ He saw it in the chicago newspaper, “it was all in the Chicago newspaper”. ➢ He reached an age where death no longer has the quality of ghastly surprise. ➢ He looked around and felt grief and pride. “If he'd of lived, he would have been a great man” ➢ Shows Nick some pictures, and showed him how “jimmy” was always “bound to get ahead” based on his schedule in the book “Hopalong Cassidy” ❖ Nick went to New York to see Wolfsheim ➢ Wolfsheim reflects on when he first met Gatsby ■ “A young major just out of the army, covered up with medals he got in the war. Had to keep wearing his uniform b/c couldn't afford regular clothes” ■ Offered to have lunch with him, he ate $4 worth of food in half an hour ■ He did not start him in a business. “He made him”. He raised him “up out of nothing, right out of the gutter” ■ He still refuses to come to the funeral ❖
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