RE: The Great Gatsby Questions (Chapter 1)
- What do you find is the most crucial in the plot in Chapter 1?
- How does Nick describe himself at the beginning of the novel?
- How does Nick describe Tom Buchanan?
- Who is Jordan Baker? What does Nick find appealing about her?
- What is Gatsby doing when Nick first sees him?
- How does the tone of Nick’s description of Tom reveal Nick’s feelings about Tom? Use a quotation from the text to justify your answer.
3. Nick describes Tom as enormously wealthy, violent, forceful, aggressive, sturdy, supercilious, arrogant, aggressive, and cruel.