“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.”
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?
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
•What was she thinking?
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?
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?
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)