The Great Gatsby Dialectical Journal Chapter 1-6

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The Great Gatsby Dialectical Journal Chapter 1-6 Chapter 1 1. “Whenever you feel like criticising any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had" (1). 2. "The Carraways were something of a clan and we have a tradition that we're descended from the Dukes of Buccleuch, but the actual founder of my line was my grandfather's brother who came here in fifty-one, sent a substitute to the Civil War, and started a wholesale hardware business that my father carries on today." 3. "There was an excitement in her voice that men who had cared for her found difficult to forget: a singing compulsion, a whispered 'Listen,' a promise that she had done gay, exciting things just a while since and that there were gay, exciting things hovering in the next hour" (11). 4. "The idea is if we don't look out the white race will be --- will be utterly submerged. It's all scientific stuff; it's been proved" (17). 1. This quote gave me a good feeling about the speaker, Nick Carraway. It shows that Nick is a caring person, he does not only care for himself, but for others as well. This quote is quite inspiring. 2. In chapter one, information was given about the Carraway family. According to Nick Carraway, the family was considered a well to do family in a small western town where he grew up. They believe that they are descendants of royalty, but actually came from a relative who came to the America and started a business that is still in the family. 3. Daisy appears to be an extremely wonderful lady, she is presented as "laughing an absurd, charming, little laugh." She promptly makes an exceptional impact on Nick, in spite of the fact that he has opposing impressions and feelings, and she moreover makes an exceptional impact on the reader. 4. Tom appears to me as a racist, rich

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