Nick Carraway Narrator of the novel 30-- graduated from Yale in New Haven Served in WWI Bond salesman in New York City Lives in West Egg on Long Island Cousin of Daisy
Daisy Buchanan Nick’s cousin Lives in East Egg Romantically involved with Gatsby before she married Tom Rich, spoiled, and troubled
Jordan Baker Daisy’s friend Professional golfer Met Gatsby earlier Romantically involved with Nick A cheat and a flirt
Tom Buchanan Daisy’s husband 30 years old Wealthy and violent Graduated from Yale Knew Nick in college Has a mistress-- Myrtle Wilson
Myrtle Wilson Tom’s mistress Married George because she thought he was a “gentleman” Takes on new life when with Tom
George Wilson Myrtle’s husband Not the “gentleman” she thought she married Owns a car repair shop Interested in one of Tom’s cars Valley of Ashes
Jay Gatsby Lives in mansion next to Nick on West Egg James Gatz Racketeering, boot- leging, Romantically involved with Daisy before World War I Oxford University
Chapter 3: Review u Gatsby= very wealthy What are some of the things that represent his wealth? u What kind of people come to Gatsby’s parties? u What are some of the stories we hear about Gatsby? u Is Gatsby a phony?
Chapter 4 u Who is Klipspringer? u What does Gatsby actually tell Nick about himself? Why is this significant? u Who is Meyer Wolfsheim? What does he contribute to the story?
Chapter 5 ~Setting up the meeting why is Nick so upset?? ~Daisy meets Gatsby @ Nick’s House ~The Reconciliation Gatsby begins his pursuit ~The illusion of Daisy
Chapter 6 u Who is Jay Gatsby??? James Gatz From North Dakota Worked for Dan Cody Aversion to Alcohol u The Party at Gatsby’s Tom attacks Gatsby u Gatsby shares his feelings “you can repeat the past!”
Chapter 7 u Gatsby dismissed staff u Nick “something was up” u Pammy Daisy seems non-maternal u Heat = Confusion u Tom’s realization Investigating Gatsby Losing everything “Let Mr. Nobody from Nowhere make love to your wife!”
Chapter 8 u The Dream is shattered! u Gatsby’s truth u “They’re a rotten crowd. You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together!”
Chapter 9 u Paying homage to Gatsby 2 year delay! u The funeral