The Great Gatsby Questions (Chapter 7)

  1. What do you find is the most crucial in the plot of Chapter 7?
  2. Why does Gatsby stop giving parties?
  3. When does Tom first realize that Daisy loves Gatsby?
  4. Why is Myrtle Wilson upset when she sees Tom and Jordan? Use a quotation from the book to justify your answer.
  5. Why does George Wilson lock Myrtle in the bedroom?
  6. At the end of the chapter, Gatsby is standing alone, looking out at Daisy’s house. Where else in the novel does he do this? How is this different? Use a quotation from the book to justify your answer.
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5. Wilson thought that his Myrtle is having an affair and that is why he locked her the bedroom.

Answered on 09.06.2017.
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2. Gatsby started to throw his famous parties to make Daisy come and reconnect with her and when his plan was finished and Daisy was with him, there was no need to make parties anymore.

Answered on 12.06.2017.
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3. One day Gatsby, Jordan, Nick, Tom, and Daisy were all having lunch and Tom noticed that Gatsby and Daisy are making google eyes at each other and flirting. From that moment he knew something was going on.

Answered on 12.06.2017.
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4. While Jordan and Tom stop for gas at the Wilson’s gas store, Myrtle mistakes Jordan for Daisy. Myrtle was notoriously jealous of Daisy.

Answered on 12.06.2017.
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6. This scene is just like the first time Nick sees Gatsby, when he stands and stares at the green light.

 

“Involuntarily I glanced seaward–and distinguished nothing except a single green light, minute and far away, that might have been the end of a dock. When I looked once more for Gatsby he had vanished . . . “

Answered on 12.06.2017.
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