What does Gatsby tell Nick the night of the accident why why do you think Fitzgerald had Nick tell the reader earlier?
What does Gatsby tell Nick the night of the accident ? Why? He tells about when he first met Daisy. He does this even though it patently gives the life to his earlier account of his past.
How does Nick characterize Gatsby’s state of mind before he was killed?
How does Nick characterize Gatsby’s state of mind before “the incident” which occurs at the end of the chapter, and what is the incident? Nick characterizes it as a ghost. The incident was the death of Jay Gatsby as well as James Gatz by George Wilson. He was shot while laying down in his pool.
What does Nick tell Gatsby he should do?
Terms in this set (16) What does Nick tell Gatsby he needs to do ? Why? He needs to leave because his car can be traced, and he could be blamed for the hit and run, even though Daisy was driving.
Why does Nick suggest Gatsby go away and why does Gatsby refuse?
Terms in this set (18) Why does Nick suggest that Gatsby go away even though he knows that it was Daisy who killed Myrtle? Nick knows they will find it was Gatsby’s car.
WHO calls Gatsby before he died?
Gatsby’s Death and Funeral In both book and movie, Gatsby is waiting for a phone call from Daisy, but in the film, Nick calls, and Gatsby gets out of the pool when he hears the phone ring.
Did Daisy know that Gatsby died?
She may not have known that Gatsby was dead. She was driving the car that hit and killed her husband’s Tom’s mistress, and then let Gatsby take the blame.
How does Nick View Daisy and Tom’s relationship?
What does Nick say about people like Daisy and Tom ? He says they were careless–they smashed up things and creatures and retreated back to whatever kept them together, and they let other people clean up the mess they had made.
Why does Daisy choose Tom over Gatsby?
Daisy is a rich girl, and Tom is a rich boy, and love is ancillary to this relation: money seeks money. Even though Gatsby acquires money, he finds that he is not really accepted by the rich. So, Daisy chooses Tom over Gatsby because she knows who she is.
What is ironic about Gatsby funeral?
What is the irony of Gatsby’s funeral ? Nick couldn’t get anyone to come to his funeral but yet Gatsby’s parties were always packed. People came to his parties to get stuff from him and use him. Once he is dead, no one can get anything from him and therefore do not feel the need to associate with him anymore.
Why does Daisy cry over Gatsby’s shirts?
By the time she reaches Gatsby’s bedroom where the shirts are, she is overwhelmed to see the wealth of the man she left behind. It seems that Daisy cries because she realizes she made a mistake in choosing to marry Tom for money, not realizing that one day, Gatsby , the man she truly loved, would be rich.
Did Daisy actually love Gatsby?
Although Daisy seems to have found love in her reunion with Gatsby , closer examination reveals that is not at all the case. She doesn’t cry because she has been reunited with Gatsby , she cries because of the pure satisfaction all his material wealth brings her. He has become a fitting way in which to get back at Tom.
What is Gatsby doing when he is murdered?
Wilson eventually goes to Gatsby’s house, where he finds Gatsby lying on an air mattress in the pool, floating in the water and looking up at the sky. Wilson shoots Gatsby , killing him instantly, then shoots himself. Nick hurries back to West Egg and finds Gatsby floating dead in his pool.
Did Daisy call Gatsby at the end?
No, she does not. Gatsby in not actually in love with Daisy either. He is in love with the idea of Daisy . She is impressed by Gatsby’s money but at the same time she cannot admit she never loved her husband.
Why is Daisy blamed for Gatsby’s death?
Another reason to why Daisy is accountable for Gatsby’s death is because she was the one who was driving the car. She is not only responsible for Gatsby’s death , but also for Myrtle’s. Her morals and actions after hitting Myrtle lead to Gatsby’s demise. Gatsby tells Nick, ” Daisy stepped on it.
Why doesn’t Gatsby want his gardener to drain the pool?
Why doesn’t Gatsby want his gardner to drain the pool ? How is this foreshadowing? Because he had not been in the pool all summer. Because he was not able to enjoy the pool and when he did he was shot dead.