Monday, February 09, 2015

Gatsby revision Chapter 7

Watch ShowMe analysis of:-
a)    Tom’s triumph over Gatsby: 

b)    Myrtle Wilson’s death: 

c)    Tom and Daisy after Myrtle’s death:
  • What is Tom’s attitude towards Gatsby?
  • How is it (and when is it) that Daisy gives way to Tom and goes back to him?
  • What is the purpose and effect of Michaelis’s perspective (pp 117-9)?
  • Comment on Myrtle Wilson’s death in the light of our previous discussion about cars and driving.
  • If you had to choose one short passage (c.20 lines) as the key one in this chapter, what would it be? Why? Key quotations?
  • Three other useful quotations from the chapter not used already.

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