The phone call shows how the characters and their conflicts are interrelated. The phone rings symbolically for Tom and Daisy, for Tom and Myrtle, for Myrtle and George, and for Myrtle and Daisy. It also rings for Nick Carraway, because he is going to get involved in all the other characters’ affairs.
What does this excerpt reveal about Nick ? He is wealthy enough to live in West Egg but not wealthy enough to rent a very nice place.
What does this description about Gatsby’s house reveal about his character? He is a man of impeccable taste who aspires to have the finest house in West Egg. He comes from inherited money, and his house is a clear reflection of this. He is newly wealthy individual who aspires to project a false image of himself.
The “other woman,” Myrtle Wilson, has broken a social taboo by calling Tom at home while Tom and Daisy are entertaining Nick and Jordan. When he takes the phone call, Daisy explains to Nick and Myrtle that he has “another woman” in New York City.
How does Daisy feel about the phone call at dinner ? How does she respond? She was probably upset because she left the table, but when she came back she acted like nothing happened. Because Daisy was not interested in showing Nick her daughter and that Tom had some other woman in New York.
During Nick’s first visit with Daisy and Tom Buchanan at their mansion, what was so unsettling about the telephone calls Tom was receiving during dinner? The phone calls were from a women in New York that he was involved with and everyone knew even his wife. 6.
The wealthy residents of East Egg hide their unattractive qualities beneath light and dreamy appearances. Which excerpt from The Great Gatsby is the best example of foreshadowing ? . . . he stretched out his arms toward the dark water in a curious way, and, far as I was from him, I could have sworn he was trembling.
What does the conflict in this excerpt reveal about Buck and Francois ? Manuel is the antagonist because he is altering the protagonist’s fate. The man is the antagonist because he is opposing Buck .
Based on this excerpt, what inference can be made about Daisy Buchanan ? Her beauty is matched by her intellect. She values independence more than anything. Her beauty and ease mask a darker reality.
Why does Gatsby throw huge, expensive parties for people he does not even know? He is hoping that the insane parties will draw her attention and he hopes that she will eventually wind up stumbling into a party . He also seems to be the only one worried about Gatsby’s whereabouts, and he eventually gets to meet him.
What Is the Valley of Ashes in The Great Gatsby ? The valley of ashes is the depressing industrial area of Queens that is in between West Egg and Manhattan. It isn’t actually made out of ashes , but seems that way because of how gray and smoke-choked it is.
Nick describes the profound optimism he feels when arriving in the city by train: “The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world.” He goes on to assert, “Anything can happen now that we’ve slid over this
Nick Carraway turning thirty symbolizes him going into the age of lonliness. Its now clear to Nick that he is going to face a lonely life and also lacks having a dream for his future. Nick observes all of Gatsbys dreams with Daisy and his life goals and realizes that he doesnt have any of his own.
As a narrator, Nick is a honest person, however, as a character in the novel, he is t honest to the other characters, for example, Nick is contradictory to what he states when he has relationship between Jordan Baker, and he still remains be friend with Gatsby when he knows Gatsby lies to him, in addition, he doesn’t
Based on her speech , Myrtle appears to be a rather passionate and excitable character . Myrtle seems to have big dreams for herself, not always based on reality, and aspires to surround herself with what she considers as being the finer things in life.