The Great Gatsby Questions (by Chapter 7)

  1. When did the lights fail to go on in Gatsby’s house?
  2. What did “the Finn” (Nick’s cleaning woman) tell Nick?
  3. What did Gatsby call Nick to invite him to?
  4. What is the weather like the day they have lunch?
  5. Who does Jordan think is on the phone with Tom?
  6. What does the person on the phone want?
  7. Why does seeing Daisy’s child surprise Gatsby?
  8. Where does Daisy want to go?
  9. What does Gatsby say Daisy’s voice is full of?
  10. What suggestion does Tom make about the trip to town?
  11. What lie does Tom tell Wilson?
  12. Why does Wilson say he needs the car?
  13. Whom does Nick see in the window?
  14. When they get to the hotel, what song is playing?
  15. What does Tom first question Gatsby about?
  16. What is ironic about Tom’s attacks on Gatsby and Daisy?
  17. What does Gatsby tell Tom about Daisy?
  18. What does Gatsby force Daisy to say?
  19. What upsets Gatsby about the afternoon?
  20. What do Daisy and Gatsby tell Tom?
  21. What does Nick realize?
  22. Who is killed?
  23. Why does Tom think Gatsby is a coward?
  24. What does Nick find out about the incident?
  25. Why does Gatsby stay outside the Buchanan’s house?
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  1. Lights are very symbolic in this book. At first they fail to go on “the lights in his house failed to go on one Saturday night – and, as obscurely as it had begun, his career as Trimalchio was over.” And then Daysies rejection “I waited, and about four o’clock she came to the window and stood there for a minute and then turned out the light.”
Answered on 22.06.2017.
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2.   Finn said that “Gatsby had dismissed every servant in his house a week ago and replaced them with half a dozen others, who never went into West Egg Village to be bribed by the tradesmen, but ordered moderate supplies over the telephone.”

Answered on 22.06.2017.
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3. Gatsby called Nick to invite him to Daisy’s for lunch.

Answered on 22.06.2017.
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4.  the day they have lunch it is Broiling, warmest of the summer. It was hot.

Answered on 22.06.2017.
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5. Jordan thinks that he is on the phone with Myrtle.

Answered on 22.06.2017.
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6. the person on the phone wants to buy a car from Tom.

Answered on 22.06.2017.
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7. seeing Daisy’s child surprise Gatsby because he never believed in its existence before. Refused to think about it

Answered on 22.06.2017.
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8. Daisy wants to go to the town.

Answered on 22.06.2017.
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9. Gatsby says that Daisy’s voice is full of money.

Answered on 22.06.2017.
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10. Gatsby should take Tom’s coupe and Tom should drive Gatsby’s car.

Answered on 22.06.2017.
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