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F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby Tom glanced around to see if we mirrored his unbelief. But

we were all looking at Gatsby. “It was an opportunity they gave to some of the officers

after the Armistice,” he continued. “We could go to any of the universities in England or France.” I wanted to get up and slap him on the back. I had one of

those renewals of complete faith in him that I‟d experienced before. Daisy rose, smiling faintly, and went to the table. “Open the whiskey, Tom,” she ordered, “and I‟ll make you

a mint julep. Then you won‟t seem so stupid to yourself. . . . Look at the mint!” “Wait a minute,” snapped Tom, “I want to ask Mr. Gatsby

one more question.” “Go on,” Gatsby said politely. “What kind of a row are you trying to cause in my house

anyhow?” They were out in the open at last and Gatsby was content. “He isn‟t causing a row.” Daisy looked desperately from

one to the other. “You‟re causing a row. Please have a little self- control.” “Self-control!” Repeated Tom incredulously. “I suppose the latest thing is to sit back and let Mr. Nobody from Nowhere

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