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Before dawn, he rises restlessly and goes to visit Gatsby at his mansion.
Nick suggests that Gatsby forget about Daisy and leave Long Island, but Gatsby refuses to consider leaving Daisy behind. Gatsby, melancholy, tells Nick about courting Daisy in Louisville in He says that he loved her for her youth and vitality, and idolized her social position, wealth, and popularity.
He adds that she was the first girl to whom he ever felt close and that he lied about his background to make her believe that he was worthy of her. Eventually, he continues, he and Daisy made love, and he felt as though he had married her. She promised to wait for him when he left for the war, but then she married Tom, whose social position was solid and who had the approval of her parents.
The previous day was the hottest of the summer, but autumn is in the air this morning, and the gardener worries that falling leaves will clog the pool drains. Gatsby tells the gardener to wait a day; he has never used the pool, he says, and wants to go for a swim.
Nick has stayed so long talking to Gatsby that he is very late for work. He finally says goodbye to Gatsby.
As he walks away, he turns back and shouts that Gatsby is worth more than the Buchanans and all of their friends. Nick goes to his office, but he feels too distracted to work, and even refuses to meet Jordan Baker for a date.
The focus of his narrative then shifts to relate to the reader what happened at the garage after Myrtle was killed the details of which Nick learns from Michaelis: George Wilson stays up all night talking to Michaelis about Myrtle.
He tells him that before Myrtle died, he confronted her about her lover and told her that she could not hide her sin from the eyes of God. The morning after the accident, the eyes of Doctor T. Eckleburg, illuminated by the dawn, overwhelm Wilson.
He believes they are the eyes of God and leaps to the conclusion that whoever was driving the car that killed Myrtle must have been her lover. He decides that God demands revenge and leaves to track down the owner of the car.
Wilson shoots Gatsby, killing him instantly, then shoots himself. Nick hurries back to West Egg and finds Gatsby floating dead in his pool. The reader has already seen that Gatsby idolizes both wealth and Daisy. Nick implicitly suggests that by making the shallow, fickle Daisy the focus of his life, Gatsby surrenders his extraordinary power of visionary hope to the simple task of amassing wealth.The great Gatsby is too concerned with conveying a picture of ’s American society to have relevance to modern readers.
With reference to appropriately selected parts of the novel and relevant contextual information on both today’s society and society . The Great Gatsby Unit Test Daisy Buchanan f. A man more concerned with getting his shoes back “What I called up about was a pair of shoes I left there.
I wonder if it’d be too much trouble to have the butler send them on. You see, they’re tennis shoes, and I’m sort of helpless without them. A summary of Chapter 8 in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.
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