The Great Gatsby Questions (Chapter 3)

  1. What do you find is the most crucial in the plot in Chapter 3?
  2. Describe the two ways in which Nick differs from the other guests at Gatsby’s party.
  3. What does Nick think of Gatsby when he first meets him? Use a quotation from the text to justify your answer.
  4. What does Nick learn about Jordan Baker after he has spent some time with her?
  5. How does Nick characterize the guests at Gatsby’s party?
  6. What sense of the Jazz Age do we get from Nick’s description of the party? Use a quotation from the book to justify your answer.
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2. Nick was one that was actually invited and also he was not drunk.

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3. Nick was pretty impressed with Gatsby in the first place. He thought he was easy-going, interesting and down to earth. And also he was surprised that Gatsby almost did not talk to people at his own parties and did not drink.

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4. Nick learns that she is a very dishonest person and cheated her way to winning.

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5. Most of the time that he is at Gatsby’s party, he observes people. And he notices that most of the people are wealthy businessmen but they all are fake because they come to the parties just to show off.

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6. The lifestyle during the 20s was very luxurious and they had extravagant parties with alcohol and expensive things.

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