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Describe Nick Carraway's house from chapter 5 of The Great Gatsby.

In chapter five of The Great Gastby, Nick's home is described as modest and ordinary. A hallway leads from the front door to the living room. There is a kitchen, a pantry, and a back door out. The living room contains a mantlepiece, a clock that doesn't work, a mirror, and a stiff chair, among other furnishings.

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In chapter 5, Nick, at Gatsby's request, arranges for Daisy to come over for tea. Gatsby will be there to greet her, though to Daisy his presence will be a surprise. The couple will meet again for the first time in five years.

Because of Gatsby's comic nervousness, we get a sense of what Nick's home and lawn are like. The lawn is not particularly well manicured, so Gatsby has the grass...

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