Gatsby 04

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Gatsby 04

  1. 1. “Out of all the things you could not have there were some things that you could have and one of those was to know when you were happy and to enjoy all of it while it was there and it was good.” Ernest Hemingway
  2. 2. •What happened to the parties? •Who are the new “staff?” •Is the weather significant? •Is it awkward to have Gatsby over for lunch at Daisy and Tom’s house? •What was the purpose of going to town?
  3. 3. •What did Gatsby mean when he said that Daisy’s voice was “full of money”? (120) •What made George sick? •Why was he so anxious to make some money? •Where was Myrtle when Tom and George were talking? •What was she thinking?
  4. 4. •Why does Nick say “that locality was always vaguely disquieting?” (124) •Why was Tom speeding? •Who was Biloxi and why does he matter? •What is ironic about Tom’s outburst on p 130? •Whom does Daisy love? •Where did Gatsby get his money?
  5. 5. •How could Nick have forgotten his own birthday? •Is it significant that he turned 30? •What happened on the trip back to East Egg? •Why is the car color significant? •Who was driving? •Why did Gatsby stay at Tom and Daisy’s house? •What were Tom and Daisy doing?
  6. 6. Finish reading the book. Write three discussion questions that begin with who, how, or why. E-mail the questions to me NO LATER THAN 7 p.m. Thursday night (15 November)

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