Flashcards in The Great Gatsby -- Quotes Deck (56)
As my father snobbishly suggested... (Nick)
and I snobbishly repeat, a sense of the fundamental decencies is parcelled out unequally at birth
Gatsby, who represented (Nick)...
everything for which I have unaffected scorn
gift for hope
West egg... (Nick)
the less fashionable of the two
of fashionable east egg
He was a sturdy straw haired man... (about Tom)
with a rather hard mouth and a supercilious manner
Her face was... (About daisy)
sad and lovely with bright things in it
there was an excitement in her voice... (about daisy)
that men who cared for her found difficult to forget
do they miss me?... (daisy)
how gorgeous (after Nick tells her they do)
Do you always watch...(daisy)
for the longest day and then miss it? I always watch for the longest day and then miss it
then the glow... (Ab. Daisy)
faded, each light deserting her face with lingering regret
I turned my head away and wept... (Daisy)
"Im glad its a girl, and I hope she'll be a fool --That's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool"
Tom was... (Daisy)
God knows where
shrill metallic urgency
distinguished nothing ....
except a single green light
This is a valley...
ash grey men...
who move dimly and already crumbling through the powdery air
He was a blond (About Wilson)
spiritless man.. when he saw us a damp gleam of hope sprung into his eyes
the eyes of Dr. T J Eckleburg...
blue and gigantic
entirely too large for it ... over-enlarged
"Neither of them can stand... (Catherine)
the person they're married to"
I was a little shocked...
at the elaborateness of the lie (daisy being catholic)
yellow windows must have contributed....
to their share of human secrecy
I was within...
and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life
"All I kept thinking was...(Myrtle)
you can't live forever, you can'tDiso live forever"
Men and girls...
came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars
he's killed a man