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Questions related to F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby (1925). Use this tag with the [f-scott-fitzgerald] tag.

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What does this quote from The Great Gatsby mean?

Here's the quote: My commutation ticket came back to me with a dark stain from his hand. That any one should care in this heat whose flushed lips he kissed, whose head made damp the pajama ...
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What is the significance of Nick being gay in The Great Gatsby?

On Literature SE there seems to be a general consensus that in the Great Gatsby the narrator, Nick Carraway, is gay (or at the very least sexually ambiguous). What does "the master's body&...
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What happens at the end of Chapter 2 of The Great Gatsby?

At the end of Chapter 2 of The Great Gatsby, Nick leaves the party with Mr McKee. While they are in the elevator, Mr McKee invites him to come to lunch some day, and Nick agrees. And then, after a ...
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