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1

where have tom and daisy went

they have left, and didn't say where they were going

2

nick answers a phone call that was obviously intended for Gatsby as it dealt with illegal issues, who was it from

slagle

3

why does nick delay the funeral

until gatsby's father comes

4

what is gatsby's father's name

Henry C. Gatz

5

gatsby's father is on the point of

collapse

6

Mr. Gatz believed that gatsby was going to help

"build up the country"

7

who calls one night and asks for his shoes

Mr. Klipspringer

8

is mr. klipspringer going to come to the funeral

nope

9

does Meyer Wolfsheim come

nope

10

From Gatsby's father, Nick learns how Gatsby wanted always

to improve himself as a child – how he wanted to rise above the life of the poor, uneducated family into which he was born.

11

how is the weather on the funeral day

raining

12

who shows up at the funeral

owl-eyes

13

what was owl eye's last words

the poor son of a bitch

14

nick says that the whole crowd were all westerners who just couldn't cut it out in the

east

15

jordan says that nick is

dishonest

16

jordan compares nick to a

careless driver

17

who does nick run into

tom

18

what does tom reveal

that he told wilson who the car belonged to

19

nick realizes what about tom and daisy

Tom and Daisy were "careless people," people who made messes and then left others to clean them up.

20

last line of the novel

-So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past" (9.151).

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