Forest Hills High School Mrs. Korotki / Mrs. Richardson
The Great Gatsby - Chp 1- Part 4-Review Question English Department

Directions: After you have read page 13 to the end of the chapter, answer the review questions using specific details from the novel. Write the page numbers where you find the answers to the questions.

  1. Who is Jordan Baker, and what has Nick heard about her?

  1. Tom has a mistress in New York. What unflattering feature of Jordan’s personality is revealed?

  1. When the telephone rings a second time, why does Nick say, “No one was able utterly to put the fifth guest’s shrill metallic urgency out of mind”?

  1. Why is Nick’s instinct “to telephone immediately for the police”?

  1. Daisy says to Nick about her daughter, “I hope she’ll be a fool- that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.” Why do you think Daisy says this? What is she saying about her own society in this quote?

  1. When Nick and are alone, Daisy has an outburst about how terrible her life really is. Why does Nick believe that this outburst is not sincere (fake)?

  1. How does Daisy feel about her relationship with her husband, Tom?

  1. Daisy says, “I think the home influence will be good for her [Jordan].” What do you think her tome may be? Support your opinion with facts from the text/

  1. As Nick drives away from the Buchanan house, he experiences conflicting emotions. Why does he feel touched? Why does he feel confused and disgusted?

  1. At the end of the Chapter Nick sees Gatsby on the lawn and is about to call to him but does not. What stops Tom? What does Gatsby’s trembling suggest?

  1. The green light that Gatsby is staring at us mentioned several more time later in the novel and it assumes symbolic significance. Where do you think the green light might be?