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Chapter 7

"The next day was broiling, almost the last, certainly the warmest, of the summer."

Fitzgerald almost all the time brings up the weather in important situations to describe the chapter and mood. In this chapter bringing up how hot it was remind me of almost hell. Like something very dark is going to happen that will change the path of the book for all the characters

"Daisy invited him; she knew him before we were married-God knows where!"

At this point I think this is were everything is going to hit the fan. Tom is now piecing things together to discover that Daisy and Gatsby have a history, he doesn't know what exactly yet but I think it's only a matter of time before everything Is reveled and I think Tom will go on a rampage and destroy Daisy.

Do you think Daisy meant to hit Myrtle? Did she know?

Chapter 6

Chapter 6 talks about how Gatsby came to be. I like that we finally get to know what happened for him to have earned his wealth.

"I feel far away from her," he said. "It's hard to make her understand."

I feel like Daisy will never give Gatsby the love he is wanting and looking for. That nothing will ever happen and that will be the fall of Gatsby. Love is a very powerful thing. With all the parties he has thrown and this being her first one and not really enjoying it probably really hurt Gatsby. He has dedicated almost all his wealth to Daisy and I don't think she really understand or cares, because its already things she has.

Chapter 5

"They're such beautiful shirts," she sobbed, her voiced muffled in the thick folds. "It makes me sad because I've never seen such-such beautiful shirts before."

The chapter in its entirety is weird. What I don't really understand is why did Daisy cry? I could see if she cried when she first saw Gatsby or maybe if she recalled something, but it never said anything. So why would she cry at something so simple like clothes. First I thought it was because she was genially crying over some fabric, but after thinking about it I think its because all the emotions of going behind Tom's back, seeing Gatsby after five years, and realizing the feelings she still has for him.

"The gray windows disappeared as the house glowed full of light."

I think this shows the switch of tone in the house. The tension between Daisy and Gatsby disappeared more leaving it less awkward and shy. So far Fitzgerald has used weather to his advantage by describing moods and…

Chapter 4

"I think he half expected her too wander into one of his parties, some night,"  went on Jordan, "but she never did..."
This makes sense why Gatsby throws all the huge parties. He is trying to lure his long lost love and reunite. My question is why didn't they make a plan to meet back up with each other after the war. After all this time why would he want to see her. Also how does he know that Nick is related to her?

Chapter 3

"Somebody told me they thought he killed a man once."
As we carry on in the book we still haven't formally met Gatsby, but all we have heard are rumors or inferences about him. I feel like he isn't real at this point because all the people that have talked about him has never talked about his appearance but just what he has done. That would be a good plot twist, but why are they hyping him up so much?

Chapter 2

Tom has some nerve to cheat on Daisy and then bring her cousin to see. Who has an apartment just to have an affair?

"I'll say it whenever I want to! Daisy! Dai---" Making a short deft movement , Tom Buchanan broke her nose with his open hand."
When Daisy was talking about her knuckles being bruised hinted that Tom was abusive, but apart of me didn't think he was going to be. Tom acts significantly different when he is with Martel and is in New York. I didn't understand why Nick didn't do anything. Even when you are under the influence you should know the difference between right and wrong.