Thursday, April 8, 2010

Chapter Two: Tom's got some woman in New York.

Good morning,
   By now you have turned in your homework and reviewed for the quiz. You have no more than 10 minutes to get it done. Chapter 1 Quiz

   Today we start Chapter 2. Either use the link our get your book ready. You also need your English Journal.
The questions for chapter 2 are:

  1. What is the valley of ashes?
  2. What are the "eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg"?
  3. Who did Tom take Nick to meet?
  4. Who are George and Myrtle Wilson?
  5. What did Mrs. Wilson buy while she was out with Nick and Tom?
  6. Where did they go? What was at 158th Street?
  7. Who are Catherine and Mr. and Mrs. McKee?
  8. What does Mr. McKee tell Nick about Gatsby?
  9. What reason does Myrtle give for marrying George Wilson?
  10. What did Tom do to Myrtle when she mentioned Daisy's name?
Homework: Read the end of chapter 2. (The more we read in class the less homework you have.) Then write a diary entry about the events of chapter 2 from another point of view. You can pretend you are any character but Nick. (Write on paper, or type and print.)

Link to Chapter 2

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