Changes Why did Gatsby fire all his servants and replace them?
Weather is chapter 7 What is the weather like in chapter 7? How does this serve as a symbol/reflect the mood of the characters?
At Daisy and Tom’s Daisy invited them to lunch Tom is on the phone with his “girl” Daisy kisses Gatsby Gatsby meets Daisy’s daughter How does he react? Drinking Jordan, Nick, Tom, Daisy, Gatsby Similar to the dinner party in Chapter 2, except this time Gatsby is present
Let’s go into town “But it’s so hot…and everything’s so confused. Let’s all go to town!” Who suggests this? What big discovery is being made right around the time of this suggestion?
What is the follow quote describing? “…that was the inexhaustible charm that rose and fell in it, the jingle of it, the cymbals’ song of it…High in a white palace the king’s daughter, the golden girl…”
A stop on the way to the city Tom, Jordan, and Nick stop to get gas Where do they stop? What symbolic element of the setting is present? What car are they in? What do they find out about George Wilson? What is he planning? What mistake does Myrtle make when she witnesses the scene from her window?
Tom’s realization “Tom was feeling the hot whips of panic. His wife and mistress, until an hour ago secure and inviolate, were slipping precipitately from his control”
They get a room at the plaza hotel They plan to start drinking Bickering They hear Mendelssohn’s Wedding March (important?) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tD YMayp6Dk
Love Triangle “I suppose the latest thing is to sit back and let Mr. Nobody from Nowhere make love to your wife” “She never loved you, do you hear?” “She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me. It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved anyone except me!” What is Daisy’s reaction to all this????
Tom’s accusations What “dirt” has Tom found on Gatsby?
The ride home Daisy and Gatsby in Gatsby’s car Nick remembers that this is his 30 th birthday? Significant? Tom, Nick, and Jordan in Tom’s car
The climax Michaelis-runs a coffee shop in the Valley of Ashes Wilson locked Myrtle in her room Whose car hit Myrtle? Who was driving? “It all happened in a minute, but it seemed to me that she wanted to speak to us, thought we were somebody she knew” Why is this quote so accurate?
Daisy and Tom While Gatsby watches from the lawn… Nick narrates…. “They weren’t happy…and yet they weren’t unhappy either”
HOMEWORK Read chapter 8 for Tuesday Read chapter 9 for Block Day The 6-9 quiz will be on Block Day The Catcher in the Rye for next Wednesday, May 9 th. FYI…this is the last week of block!