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The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Study Questions & Essay Topics

Suggestion for Further Reading

1. Why does Tom hit Myrtle at his apartment in New York City?

2. Where is Gatsby’s mansion located?

3. Where does Gatsby’s reunion with Daisy take place?

4. In what year is The Great Gatsby set?

5. Where were Nick and Tom educated?

6. What is Jordan Baker’s occupation?

7. When he renews his acquaintance with Daisy at Nick’s house, what does Gatsby knock off of the mantle?

8. What is Nick’s home state?

9. Why did Gatsby drop out of college?

10. Which millionaire hired the young Gatsby as an assistant?

11. Where is the valley of ashes?

12. Who among the following comes to Gatsby’s funeral?

13. Which woman is Tom’s extramarital lover?

14. Who drives the car that kills Myrtle?

15. How are Daisy and Nick related?

16. Where did Daisy meet Gatsby?

17. Where did Gatsby study after the war?

18. On the day after the confrontation between Tom and Gatsby in New York City, what does Gatsby instruct his gardener not to do?

19. At the end of the novel, Daisy chooses to be with

20. What are the eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg?

21. Why does Nick move to New York?

22. What did Fitzgerald call the 1920s?

23. Why does Gatsby throw his weekly parties?

24. What is Meyer Wolfshiem’s claim to fame?

25. Where does Gatsby recognize Nick from?

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John Green

by Thebookpanda, January 14, 2013

John Green did a Crash Course on Youtube on Great Gatsby..it's awesome.

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Nevermind <:l

by sugarspicemuffins, January 16, 2013

Sorry! He does get a call from Chicago but later when Nick says goodbye he gets a call from Philadelphie. My bad!

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Gatsby's Party

by skycitizenetta, January 17, 2013

Nick does not get drunk at Gatsby's party--in chapter two, he gets drunk at Tom and Myrtle's party. Gatsby's party does not occur until chapter three.

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