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Flashcards in GATSBY AND GRAPES MOCK REVISION Deck (15):
1

Daisy quote about fools

“I hope she’ll be a fool... a beautiful little fool”

2

Nick description of gatsby at the start

“Gatsby, who represented everything for which I have unaffected scorn”

3

Description of daisy and Jordan which shows them to be objects

“Silver idols”

4

Last quote in book which shows the perseverance of man and the American dream

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past”

5

Quote about what the green light means

“Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us”

6

Quote about nicks judgements

“I am inclined to reserve all judgements”

7

Description of Gatsby when he meets daisy

“Over-wound clock”

8

Description of men in the valley of ashes

“Men who move dimly, already crumbling through the powdery air”

9

What myrtle says when she thought when she saw Tom

“You can’t live forever”

10

Quote about how careless tom and daisy are

“They were careless people tom and daisy- they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money”

11

Wilson quote that he says to myrtle when he finds out about the affair

“You may fool me, but you can’t fool God”

12

Mark Twain critic

“Failure is not the dark side of the American Dream, it is the foundation of it”

13

Faulkner critic

“Men will not merely endure, he will prevail”

14

Kenneth Elbe critic (Gatsby)

“Gatsby is not created so much as a real person, but a mythical one”

15

Susan Resneck Parr critic for Gatsby

“(Nick learns that) the past is irrecoverable and the present brings with it only the betrayal of dreams”