‘Gatsby’ Ch. 6 & 7 – Flashcards

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What is Gatsby's real history? Where is he from, and what is his name?
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His real name is James Gatz, & he's from North Dakota. His parents were poor farmers. He went to college for two weeks, paying for it by doing janitor work. He was drifting through life when he met Dan Cody.
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What did Dan Cody do for Gatsby?
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Dan Cody gave Gatsby the job of traveling with & taking care of him. He tried to leave him some money, but Gatsby never got it. The most important thing that he did was teach Gatsby how to act rich.
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What is Daisy's opinion of Gatsby's party? How does this affect him?
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Daisy didn't like Gatsby's parties. Gatsby is heartbroken because she was the reason he gave the parties.
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What does Gatsby want from Daisy?
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Gatsby wants Daisy to tell Tom that she never loved him, to leave him, & to marry Gatsby in her house in Louisville.
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What was Gatsby's reaction to Daisy's child?
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Gatsby can't believe that Daisy's daughter is real, because that means Tom & Daisy's marriage is real.
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What did Wilson do to Myrtle? Why?
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Wilson locks Myrtle in their apartment to keep her from running off.
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Why do the 5 drive to the city on such a hot afternoon?
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Daisy wants to change the subject & not have there be a confrontation between Tom & Gatsby.
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What does Gatsby think about Daisy & Tom's relationship?
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Gatsby thinks that the marriage between Daisy & Tom is loveless & superficial.
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What is Daisy's reaction to both men?
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Daisy likes that both men are fighting over her & that they both have money. She treats Tom like he's useless.
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What happens on the way home from New York?
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Gatsby & Daisy are driving together in Gatsby's car when Myrtle runs out into the road. Daisy is driving in order to calm herself down after the confrontation when she runs into Myrtle. Instead of stopping, knowing that she had hit Myrtle, Daisy keeps driving home.
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How do Wilson, Tom, Nick, & Gatsby react to Myrtle's death?
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Wilson feels guilty, as if he was the one having an affair. Tom's first instinct is to protect himself by telling wilson that the yellow car isn't his. Nick feels sick & wants to be let alone. Gatsby is concerned for Daisy.
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What is the true relationship between Daisy & Tom?
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Neither person takes responsibilty for their own actions.
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question
What is Gatsby's real history? Where is he from, and what is his name?
answer
His real name is James Gatz, & he's from North Dakota. His parents were poor farmers. He went to college for two weeks, paying for it by doing janitor work. He was drifting through life when he met Dan Cody.
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What did Dan Cody do for Gatsby?
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Dan Cody gave Gatsby the job of traveling with & taking care of him. He tried to leave him some money, but Gatsby never got it. The most important thing that he did was teach Gatsby how to act rich.
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What is Daisy's opinion of Gatsby's party? How does this affect him?
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Daisy didn't like Gatsby's parties. Gatsby is heartbroken because she was the reason he gave the parties.
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What does Gatsby want from Daisy?
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Gatsby wants Daisy to tell Tom that she never loved him, to leave him, & to marry Gatsby in her house in Louisville.
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What was Gatsby's reaction to Daisy's child?
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Gatsby can't believe that Daisy's daughter is real, because that means Tom & Daisy's marriage is real.
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What did Wilson do to Myrtle? Why?
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Wilson locks Myrtle in their apartment to keep her from running off.
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Why do the 5 drive to the city on such a hot afternoon?
answer
Daisy wants to change the subject & not have there be a confrontation between Tom & Gatsby.
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What does Gatsby think about Daisy & Tom's relationship?
answer
Gatsby thinks that the marriage between Daisy & Tom is loveless & superficial.
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What is Daisy's reaction to both men?
answer
Daisy likes that both men are fighting over her & that they both have money. She treats Tom like he's useless.
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What happens on the way home from New York?
answer
Gatsby & Daisy are driving together in Gatsby's car when Myrtle runs out into the road. Daisy is driving in order to calm herself down after the confrontation when she runs into Myrtle. Instead of stopping, knowing that she had hit Myrtle, Daisy keeps driving home.
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How do Wilson, Tom, Nick, & Gatsby react to Myrtle's death?
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Wilson feels guilty, as if he was the one having an affair. Tom's first instinct is to protect himself by telling wilson that the yellow car isn't his. Nick feels sick & wants to be let alone. Gatsby is concerned for Daisy.
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What is the true relationship between Daisy & Tom?
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Neither person takes responsibilty for their own actions.