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Chapter 5

What is this chapter mainly about?

While at Gatsby's mansion, which of Gatsby's possessions makes Daisy cry?

What object at the end of the Buchanan's dock helps Gatsby identify the location of Daisy's home from across the bay?

Nick describes the awkward meeting between Gatsby and Daisy at his cottage saying, "A pause; it endured horribly."

What does "endured" mean in the context of this sentence?

Nick describes Gatsby and Daisy as they struggle to become more comfortable with each other in Nick's living room, saying, "Amid the welcome confusion of cups and cakes a certain physical decency established itself."

What does "physical" mean in the context of this sentence?

Which item in Chapter 5 serves as a symbol of Gatsby's desire to bring back the past regarding his relationship with Daisy and the likelihood that it won't work?

Nick describes Gatsby's bewildered look, saying, "There must have been moments even that afternoon when Daisy tumbled short of his dreams´┐Żnot through her own fault, but because of the colossal vitality of his illusion."

What does "illusion" mean in the context of this sentence?

As they moved through the Marie Antionette rooms and Restoration salons, Nick "felt that there were guests concealed behind every couch and table"

What does "concealed" mean in this context?

Nick though Dan Cody "sounded faintly familiar"

What does "faintly familiar" mean in this context?

The picture of Gatsby on his bureau showed "Gatsby with his head thrown back defiantly"

What does "defiantly" mean in this context?

Toward the end of the chapter Nick is watching Gatsby and "[a]s I watched him he adjusted himself a little, visibly"

What does "adjusted" mean in the context of this sentence?

Were there any events that weren't clear to you?