Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Gatsby revision Chapter 8

Watch ShowMe analyses of-

a)    Gatsby falls in love with Daisy (p.128) - 

b)    Nick and Gatsby’s last meeting (p.133) - 

  • Explain how Gatsby ‘found that he had committed himself to the following of a grail’ (p.129) in pursuing Daisy.
  • What is the significance of the weather in this chapter? Give details.
  • What are Nick’s feelings on leaving Gatsby (refer also to his call from Jordan Baker)?
  • (p.139) What are the most significant things about the description of Gatsby’s death?
  • 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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