Question 1.

What was the advice given to Nick by his father? How, do you suppose, this makes him a good person to tell this story?

Answer 1.

“Whenever you feel like criticising  anyone, he told me, just remember that all the people in the world haven’t had the same advantages you’ve had,” I think this makes nick a good person to tell the story, as he has a neutral perspective

Question 2.

How is West Egg different from East Egg? Which do you think you would rather live in and why?

Answer 2.

West egg is new money, East egg is old money. I feel like it would be more fun living in west egg because those are the people who have earnt their money, they also wouldn’t be as stuck up as the east egg people who look down on the people in west egg

Question 3.

If you were going to pick one colour to connect with Daisy Buchanan, what colour would it be? Explain your reasoning.

Answer 3.

white. her name is daisy, a white flower. she is a boring, bland, innocent these all are white on the colour wheel

Question 4.

We find out that Tom has “some woman in New York.” What unflattering feature of Jordan Baker’s personality is revealed in this scene?

Answer 4.

she doesn’t really care to much about other people and their lives

Question 5.

The green light that Gatsby is staring at will become an important symbol in the book. What symbolic associations do you connect to the colour green?

Answer 5.

The colour green to me is mysterious and ambition and energy. this makes me associate these three words to gatspy.

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