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1

what is the land between eggs and new york called

valley of ashes

2

what is on this land

a billboard hhat features the eyes of doctor T.J. Eckleburg

3

what colors are the eyes

eyes are blue and the spectacles are yellow

4

nick is traveling where with whom?

to the city with tom

5

what does tom plan while doing in the city

stopping by to see his mistress

6

the mistress is the wife of an auto mechanic named

george B. Wilson

7

tom acts like a jerk toward who

the husband of his mistress

8

George is blissfully

ignorant
so he doesn't recognize his wife is cheating on him.
he believes that she goes to the city to see her sister

9

what is the name of tom's mistress

Myrtle Wilson

10

what does myrtle want while on the train ride to the city

a puppy

11

does tom grant myrtle's request

yes

12

what does nick try to do while on the train

jump ship
leave

13

where do they go while in the city

an adulterous sex apartment to meet up with others

14

who do they meet at the adulterous sex apartment

Mr. McKee and myrtle's sister, Catherine

15

what do they drink

tom's whiskey

16

nick gets drunk for the

second time in his life

17

what happens when nick reveals that he lives in west egg

one drunken person talks about gatsby's famous parties

18

what does myrtle's sister tell nick

that myrtle and tom both hate their spouses So, apparently Tom has told Myrtle some lies to string her along without having to divorce Daisy.

19

what did myrtle do

marry below her social caste

20

tom tells myrtle to stop doing what

saying daisy's name

21

what does Myrtle do after tom tells her to stop

says daisy, daisy, daisy

22

what does tom do to myrtle

break her nose

23

nick gets too drunk to remember what

how he got into bed

24

where does mrytle live

on the edge of the valley of ashes

25

what is the name of the apartment

morningside heights (tom keeps for his affair)

26

catherine has bright ___ hair

red

27

what does catherine tell nick about gatsby

that gatsby is the nephew or cousin of Kaiser Wilhelm, the ruler of Germany during world war I.

28

nick ends up taking the ____ train back to long island

4 a.m.

29

the McKee's are a _____ couple

peculiar

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