The Great Gatsby. Chapter One Notes. Titles Fitzgerald Considered. Among the Ash Heaps and Millionaires Trimalchio in West Egg * Trimalchio * On the road to West Egg Gold- hatted Gatsby* The High-bouncing Lover* * Trimalchio is a character in a 1 st century Roman novel by
Chapter One Notes
* Trimalchio is a character in a 1st century Roman novel by
Petronius. He is a former slave who gained wealth and power through hard work. He is known for throwing lavish parties with exotic dishes and entertainment.
* Read the poem at the beginning of the book to understand the references/allusions.
- bullies people, pushes Nick
- pseudo intellectual – book on keeping the races
in their place