1.What was the advice given to Nick by his father? How, do you suppose, this makes him a good person to tell this story? The advice given to Nick by his father was that others dont have the advantages he had and this makes him a good person to tell the story because its shows him not to judge people. 2. What is Nick’s social class/background? How did his family make its money?Nicks social class was middle class and his family has money because they own a hardware store.
3. When Nick returns from the war, why does he decide to go East?When he returns from the war he deides to go East because he doesnt know where his life was taking him and he was trying to find work at wall street. 4. How is West Egg different from East Egg? West egg is different from East egg because West egg represents new money and East egg repreasents old money and its higher class. 5.
Before meeting him, what does Nick tell us about Tom Buchanan?What Nick tells us about Tom Buchanan was that they both went to school toghether and Tom was a football player. 6. If you were going to pick one color to connect with Daisy Buchanan, what color would it be? Explain your reasoning.If i had to pick a color to connect with Daisy Buchanan it would be white because shes a girl you wanna be around with all guys would want to date her.7. We find out that Tom has “some woman in New York.” What unflattering feature of Jordan Baker’s personality is revealed in this scene?The unflattering feature of Jordan Baker’s personality was that she was careless about how other people feel.
8. What’s the name of the book that Tom wants to discuss at dinner? What does this book’s content show us about Tom? The book that Tom wants to discuss was the book called Rise of the Coloured Empires andthis shows that Tom is a racist person. 9. What is the reader left to think about Daisy’s emotional state and her relationship with Tom?What the reader is left to think about Daisy’s emotional state and her relationship with Tom was that she had mixed emotions.10.
Who is Jordan Baker, and what has Nick heard about her?Jordan Baker is a professional golf player and what Nick heard about her is that she is known for moving the ball. 11. At the end of this chapter, Nick sees Gatsby on the lawn and is about to call to him and introduce himself, but he does not. What stops Nick? What does Gatsby’s “trembling” suggest?What stops Nick is that Gatbsy seems like he needs help and Gatsbhy’s “trebling” suggest that his in fear, anger, and is upset.