What does Nick mean by the thought and it occurred to me that there was no difference?
This here’s a metaphor, people. Nick knows that Tom and George have both just found out that their wives are cheating on them, and he compares it to discovering that they have some sort of disease.
What does the line he had committed himself to the following of a grail show?
He had intended, probably, to take what he could and go—but now he found that he had committed himself to the following of a grail. This is an allusion to the grail from which Jesus was said to have drunk at the Last Supper, which has been the subject of many failed quests throughout history and literature.
Which inference about Tom and Daisy is best supported by the description of them at their kitchen table paragraphs 408 9 )?
Which inference about Tom and Daisy is best supported by the description of them at their kitchen table (paragraphs 408-9)? They have decided to salvage their marriage and are discussing how to spin what happened to their advantage.
What does Nick mean when he says the tray of cocktails floated at us?
” a tray of cocktails floated at us through the twilight” meaning they were drinking cocktails, and ” a table with the two girls in yellow and three men” showing that us as readers don’t really get introduced to the names of the girls or the men.
In what way is each of the major characters involved in the tragedy that occurs at the end of this chapter?
In what way is each of the major characters involved in the tragedy that occurs at the end of the chapter? Daisy, Tom’s wife was driving the car that killed Tom’s mistress Myrtle. Now, Myrtle’s husband is distraught and without someone to love. It was Gatsby’s car, Daisy was driving.
What conclusion does Nick make at the end of chapter 7?
At the end of chapter 7, Nick observes Gatsby, Tom, and Daisy after the accident. What conclusions does he reach? He sees that Gatsby will always have hope for Daisy. He sees that Tom and Daisy are planning on not telling anyone that Daisy killed Myrtle.
What does Grail mean in The Great Gatsby?
By describing Daisy as Gatsby’s ‘grail’ Fitzgerald connects this modern novel to the medieval European tradition of chivalric quest. The Holy Grail was the cup from which Jesus Christ drank at the Last Supper. It was used by Joseph of Arimathea to catch Christ’s blood during the Crucifixion.
What does the allusion Holy Grail mean?
Holy Grail [Leg. Source: A Dictionary of Reference and Allusion. An object of quest in medieval legend, supposed to be the dish or cup used by *Jesus Christ at the Last Supper and in which Joseph of Arimathea had caught some of the blood of the crucified Christ.
What do you think Tom and Daisy were saying to each in the kitchen do you think that Tom knew Daisy was driving the death car why why not?
What do you think Tom and Daisy were saying to each other in the kitchen? Do you think that Tom knew Daisy was driving the “death car”? Why, why not? I think that Daisy was telling Tom the truth about the accident and Tom was assuring her how he could fix things so that Daisy would never be found out.
What is the true relationship between Daisy and Tom by the end of chapter 7?
What is the true relationship between Daisy and Tom? They are birds of a feather. Daisy is a fairly weak person and tom is very domineering but they are both “careless” people. Neither one takes responsbility for his own actions.
What literary term is the following and I like large parties they’re so intimate at small parties there isn’t any privacy?
what literary term is the following, “and I like large parties. they’re so intimate. at small parties there isn’t any privacy.” explain how this could be true. Irony.
What happens to owl eyes at the end of the party?
– Owl Eyes is involved in a car crash as he leaves the party. He’s mistakenly thought to be the driver – “you don’t understand… I wasn’t driving”. This foreshadows Gatsby’s involvement in Myrtle’s death.
Who is watching over the incidents in the Valley of Ashes How is this symbolic?
The Eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg This symbolizes someone always watching over the Americans – perhaps God. The face frowns upon them and “the giant eyes of Doctor T.J. Eckleburg [keep] their vigil” over the valley of ashes (124).
How does Nick’s perception of the other characters change throughout the course of chapter Seven?
How does Nick’s perception of the other characters change throughout the course of chapter seven? By the end of chapter 7 Nick is fed up with the selfishness of Tom and Daisy, as well as the poor decisions on Gatsby’s part that have led to his current situation.
What were Nick’s final significant words to Gatsby Why is this a fitting goodbye?
What were Nick’s final words to Gatsby? Why is this a fitting goodbye? “They’re a written crowd, you’re worth the whole damn bunch put together”- Gatsby realizes Nick was the only person who genuinely cared about him; this is the only compliment Nick ever gave Gatsby.
What do you think Daisy and Tom were talking about in the kitchen?