Presentation on theme: "The Great Gatsby:Chapter 4"— Presentation transcript:
1The Great Gatsby:Chapter 4 By: Ashley,Peyton,Avery
2Question 1 Q:What does Gatsby tell Nick about himself? A:Gatsby reveals that Daisy was driving the car when it struck Myrtle but he is prepared to sacrifice himself,to let everybody think that he was the one driving the car.
3Question 2Q:What accomplishment of Meyor Wolfshiem’s does Gatsby describe to Nick? How does Nick react?A:Gatsby tells Nick about Wolfshiem’s fixing of the world series.Nick is left speechless.
4Question 3Q:According to Jordan,What did Daisy do on her wedding way?Why?A:She got completely drunk and she received a letter from someone.
5Question 4Q:Why does Gatsby want to have tea with Daisy in Nick’s house?Why doesn't Gatsby ask Nick for his favor himself?A:Gatsby wants to have tea with Daisy in Nick’s house so Daisy will agree to having tea with him.Gatsby doesn't ask Nick to this at his house because he wants to see Gatsby’s house.
6Question 5Q:What does Tom do when he and Daisy return from their honeymoon?A:When Tom and Daisy return from their honeymoon they live in Santa Barbara.Daisy was very happy with Tom.
7Question 6Q:Aside from the improbability of his story,what other evidence is there that Gatsby is lying when he tells Nick about his background?A:More evidence that proves Gatsby is lying when he tells Nick about his background is when James Gatz reinvented himself as Jay Gats by and played the role of the wealthy,society host as though that was always who he was
8Question 7Q:What does Gatsby’s friendship with Meyer Wolfshiem imply about his own background?A:That Gatsby is a polite,and kind young man
9Question 8Q:How does Daisy behave after Gatsby goes over Seas?What does her behavior show about her feelings for Gatsby?A:Daisy decides to marry Tom once Gatsby leaves,Tom belongs to the high social class and he has money and a good social position things that Gatsby is not able to offer Daisy since Gatsby is poor,Daisy shows that she never really cared for Gatsby since she marries someone else,it also shows Daisy is a superficial person who is only interested in maintaining appearances within her social class.
10Question 9Q:After Jordan tells Nick the story of Gatsby and Daisy.Nick says that Gatsby”came alive to me,delivered suddenly from the womb of his purposeless splendor.”How does the metaphor of birth help explain what Gatsby’s behavior had meant to Nick up to then?
11Question 10Q:With Jordan in his arms,Nick thinks of a phrase:”There are only the pursued,the pursuing,the busy and the tired.”How do you think this phrase reflects on the events of the novel so far?Do you think that Gatsby would agree with the phrase?
12SummeryA Party takes place at Gatsby’s mansion,this time on a Sunday morning, the guest created vignettes during the during the party, the chapter begins with a lengthy description of the guest, and it concludes much as a periodic sentence does with the summary.” All of these people come to the Gatsby’s house in the summer”