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F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby “Did you see any trouble on the road?” he asked after a

minute. “Yes.” He hesitated. “Was she killed?” “Yes.” “I thought so; I told Daisy I thought so. It‟s better that the

shock should all come at once. She stood it pretty well.” He spoke as if Daisy‟s reaction was the only thing that

mattered. “I got to West Egg by a side road,” he went on, “and left the

car in my garage. I don‟t think anybody saw us, but of course I can‟t be sure.” I disliked him so much by this time that I didn‟t find it

necessary to tell him he was wrong. “Who was the woman?” he inquired. “Her name was Wilson. Her husband owns the garage.

How the devil did it happen?” “Well, I tried to swing the wheel ——” He broke off, and

suddenly I guessed at the truth. “Was Daisy driving?” “Yes,” he said after a moment, “but of course I‟ll say I was. You see, when we left New York she was very nervous and she

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