The Great Gatsby
Updated: 1/28/2020
The Great Gatsby
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  • Chapter 1
  • "You see I think everything's terrible anyhow."
  • Nick travels to East Egg for a dinner party with an old college friend, Tom; his wife, Daisy; and Daisys' friend, Jordan
  • “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that's no matter--tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther.... And one fine morning-- So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” - Ch. 9
  • Chapter 1
  • After the Dinner Party, Nick spots his neighbor Gatsby reaching for a distant green light, where Daisy lives
  • Chapter 2
  • BAM!
  • "Daisy, Daisy, Daisy! I'll say whatevert I want to! Daisy? Dai--"
  • Readers are introduced to Tom's mistress, Myrtle. Tom cracked Myrtle in the face because she is angry about the lack of open contact she has with him.
  • Daisy can't control Gatsby's car and hits Myrtle
  • Chapter 7
  • "'Was Daisy driving?''Yes,' [Gatsby] said after a moment, 'but of course I'll say I was.
  • "It was after we started with Gatsby toward the house that the gardener saw Wilson's body a little way off in the grass, and the holocaust was complete." - ch. 8
  • Chapter 8
  • "The minister glanced several times at his watch so I took him aside and asked him to wait. for half an hour. But it wasn't any use. Nobody came." - ch.9
  • Gatsby is thought to be the one driving and so is shot in his pool
  • Chapter 9
  • News breaks but No one shows up to Gatsby's funeral
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