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Chapter 7

What is this chapter mainly about?

In the first sentence of this chapter, Fitzgerald writes "…obscurely as it had begun…."

What does "obscurely" mean in this context?

Which word best describes the weather in chapter 7?

Nick describes Daisy and Jordan as they lay on the coach as looking "like silver idols weighing down their own white dresses against the singing breeze of the fans."

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

What does Gatsby want Daisy to say to Tom?

How is Daisy after Tom questions her about Kapiolani and the Punch Bowl?

When Tom greets Gatsby, Tom says, "'Mr. Gatsby!' He put out his broad, flat hand with well–concealed dislike. �I'm glad to see you, sir…'"

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

How did Gatsby become acquainted with Meyer Wolfshiem?

After the fight, who leaves with Gatsby in his car?

George Wilson is described in this way, "When any one spoke to him he invariably laughed in an agreeable, colorless way. He was his wife's man and not his own."

What does "invariably" mean in this passage?

Who was driving the car that hit and killed Myrtle Wilson?

How does Nick feel about the behavior of Gatsby, Jordan, Tom and Daisy at the end of chapter 7?

How does Fitzgerald describe Tom and Daisy's emotion as they talk after the accident?

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