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1
Q

what is one of the reasons why Gatsby is so famous

A

he throws wild party’s at his mansion every weekend

2
Q

what does Gatsby’s chauffer give nick one day

A

an invitation to one of his party’s

3
Q

how does nick feel when he goes to his first Gatsby party

A

out of place

4
Q

what is the main topic of talk at the party

A

Gatsby

5
Q

what do the guests talk about when it comes to his past?

A

how he got rich
his personal life
his life before the money

6
Q

who does nick run into at the party

A

Jordan Baker

7
Q

who is Jordan with

A

a girl called Lucille

8
Q

what does Lucille say Gatsby was during the war

A

a German spy

9
Q

what other rumours does Gatsby hear at the party

A

that Gatsby graduated from Oxford University

that he once killed a man in cold blood

10
Q

who was in the library when Jordan and nick go in there

A

a middle-aged man with huge, owl-eyed spectacles

11
Q

what does nick nickname the man who was in the library

A

Owl Eyes

12
Q

when nick and Jordan go outside to watch some entertainment, who do they sit at a table with?

A

a handsome young man

13
Q

why does the handsome young man recognise Nick

A

because they served in the same division during the war

14
Q

who does the handsome young man introduce himself as?

A

Jay Gatsby

15
Q

what does Gatsby call people a lot

A

“old sport”

16
Q

what kind of things does Gatsby do that makes Nick fascinated in him

A

Gatsby does not drink and that he keeps himself separate from the party, standing alone on the marble steps, watching his guests in silence.

17
Q

what does the butler tell Jordan at 2am

A

that Gatsby would like to talk to her

18
Q

what does Jordan tell nick after her meeting with Gatsby

A

she has just heard something extraordinary

19
Q

who calls Gatsby

A

Philadelphia

20
Q

where does Nick see owl eyes again

A

outside the mansion while he’s trying to get his automobile out of a ditch

21
Q

What does nick do in his spare time

A

take long walks and meet women

22
Q

what state was the girl that he had a short relationship with from

A

New Jersey

23
Q

what advise from tom and daisy does nick start to follow

A

to start seeing Jordan

24
Q

what does nick say about Jordan

A

that she is fundamentally a dishonest person

25
Q

what happened at Jordan’s first golf tournament

A

she cheated