Great Gatsby : Chapter 1

  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?-The advice nicks dad gave to him was that whenever he felt like criticising anyone he told him ” just remember too that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had”. this makes nick a good person to tell the story because he isn’t as judgemental as everyone else.

2.How is West Egg different from East Egg? Which do you think you would rather live in and why?-East egg is from old money meaning it is family money and west egg is new money.I think i would rather live in east egg because you would inherit family money and be brought up in a proper and well-educated way and never have to worry about money or your future that money also woman had less opportunity at that time. 

3.if you were going to pick a colour to connect with Daisy Buchanan, what would it be? Explain your reasoning.- if i were to pick a colour for Daisy Buchanan it would be white. Daisy acts innocent and purity. Daisy is naive and not really aware of the world and is empty and is kind of a blank.

4.We find that tom has “some woman in new york” what unflattering feature do we find out about miss baker?- We find out that miss baker is nosy and

5.The green light that that gatsby is staring at will become an important symbol in the book. What symbolic associations do you connect to the colour green?- The colour green i think signifies hope , safety and freshness.

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