What do you find is the most crucial in the plot in Chapter 2?
How does Nick meet Tom’s mistress?
How does Myrtle react to Tom’s arrival?
Describe George Wilson. How does he react to Tom’s arrival?
Describe the setting of the valley of the ashes where George and Myrtle live. What aspects of the valley of the ashes are symbolic, and what do they symbolize? Use a quotation from the text to justify your answer.
Why does Tom attack Myrtle at the end of the party?