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How are the Daisy and Gatsby different when Nick returns to the house after a half...

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vithugmissez | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 5, 2007 at 11:26 AM via web

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How are the Daisy and Gatsby different when Nick returns to the house after a half an hour? 

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renelane | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Educator

Posted November 5, 2007 at 6:52 PM (Answer #1)

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When Nick left, Gatsby was full of nervous energy. When Nick returned, Gatsby seemed a bit puzzled and in his own world. Nick realized that Daisy did not meet his fantasy expectations, yet Gatsby was too far into his make-believe image of Daisy for him to give up on his dream.

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luannw | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Senior Educator

Posted November 5, 2007 at 8:21 PM (Answer #2)

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When Nick returns after giving Gatsby and Daisy 30 minutes to themselves, Daisy's face is tear-stained and Gatsby is glowing. It is clear that the two of them have shared some deep emotions and that Gatsby, at least on one level, believes his dream is slowly becoming reality.

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raiji | Student , Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted May 18, 2010 at 2:17 PM (Answer #3)

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idk

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