The Great Gatsby. Discussion Points. Setting. Response Questions. What role does the characters ’ socioeconomic class play in this novel? How is each of the class levels represented symbolically? What role does the weather play symbolically in the novel? Cite specific examples.
They spent a year in France, “for no particular reason” (6).
“Tom’s got some woman in New York” (15).
“Well she was less than an hour old and Tom was God knows where” (16).
What do we learn about Tom based on his relationship with Myrtle? Why would he choose her? Why is he so insistent on having Nick meet her?
Explain the significance of the puppy incident
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. Describe the affect of rain on the plot.