Chapter 1 Analysis Questions

  1. What was the advice given to Nick by his father? How, do you suppose, this makes him a good person to tell this story?
  2. How is West Egg different from East Egg? Which do you think you would rather live in and why?
  3. If you were going to pick one colour to connect with Daisy Buchanan, what colour would it be? Explain your reasoning.
  4. We find out that Tom has “some woman in New York.” What unflattering feature of Jordan Baker’s personality is revealed in this scene?
  5. The green light that Gatsby is staring at will become an important symbol in the book. What symbolic associations do you connect to the colour green?

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