1. Why does Gatsby deliver so many goods and services to Nick's house?
Gatsby wants everything to be perfect and also he kind of wants to impress Daisy when she arrives.
2. Describe the effect of rain on the plot.
The rain sets the mood and creates the idea of a sadness and promotes gloom.
3. Why does Gatsby offer Nick work? How does Nick feel about this?
Gatsby offers him work because he thinks Nick needs money since his house need to be fixed up. Nick doesn’t like the handout and rejects it.
4. Explain the significance of the green light.
The green light can mean a lot of difference things, especially since its green. It can represent fortune or good luck in this instance.
5. Why does Gatsby get so many phone calls? What does this say about him? …show more content…
1. How truthful was Gatsby when he relayed the story of his life to Nick? Why does Fitzgerald tell the story of Jay Gatz now?
When Gatsby first told Nick his past he’d lied. They were all made up so he could gain Nick's approval. Fitzgerald reveals the truth about Gatsby's past now because of everything that’s been going on. Fitzgerald probably understand Gatsby’s past.
2. Describe the meeting of Tom and Gatsby. What does this meeting reveal about them?
Nick saw Tom and tries to introduce him to Gatsby, but Gatsby disappears somewhere. When Tom and Gatsby finally meet, Tom realizes that he is in love with Daisy, near obsessed in love with her.
3. Why did Daisy and Tom find Gatsby's party loathsome?
It is full of certain groups who they find less sophisticated.
4. How did Gatsby measure the success of his
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