The Great Gatsby Chapter 6 Summary

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The Great Gatsby 1. Chapter 6 2. In the beginning of Chapter 6, Nick decides to fill us in on Gatsby’s true past, which is that his name is really James Gatz, and he grew up having Dan Cody as his mentor. While Nick is spending some time over at Gatsby’s mansion, Sloane, a girl, and Tom Buchanan unexpectedly stop by, and Gatsby chooses to entertain them. Gatsby tries to get them to stay for dinner, but they invite him to attend dinner with them instead; and while Gatsby goes to change, they leave without him. Tom and Daisy decide to make an appearance at Gatsby’s next party, where Gatsby and Daisy sneak away for some alone time while Tom goes to talk with women. Tom insists on finding out the truth about Gatsby, but Daisy interferes saying…show more content…
Pg. 108 "She was appalled by West Egg...by its raw vigor that chafed...and by the too obtrusive fate that herded its inhabitants along a short-cut from nothing to nothing. She saw something awful in the very simplicity she failed to understand." c. Daisy’s best qualities is that she allows herself to play right back at Tom in his little game. She knows that he is going to be flirting with girls all night, so she allows it while she sneaks away to do a little flirting of her own with Mr. Gatsby. Daisy’s worst quality would be her snobby attitude. Daisy thinks she is so much better than anyone else. She focuses on the opinions of others before anything else. d. Daisy is a wife and mother. She is a woman who is so highly set on the goals of having the best of everything, and being above everyone else. She is the love of Gatsby’s life whom he wishes she would drop it all and come back to him, but this is not the case. Daisy is to be a heart breaker to many. Daisy is swept up in her own little fantasy world in some situations. 4. “’I wouldn’t ask too much of her,’ I ventured. ‘You can’t repeat the past.’ ‘Can’t repeat the past? he cried incredulously. ‘Why of course you
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