The Great Gatsby- CHAPTER 7: The Showdown Between Tom and Gatsby.

The Great Gatsby- CHAPTER 7:  The Showdown Between Tom and
The Great Gatsby- CHAPTER 7:  The Showdown Between Tom and
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Both Tom and Gatsby are fighting over Daisy. Who wins? Who loses? You be the judge!
DIRECTIONS: Read the following excerpts from Chapter 7. Paying attention to the diction (word choice) and reading between the lines, decide whether Tom or Gatsby won. Give supporting line(s) or evidence to prove your winner.

BATTLE
ROUND # Page numbers/lines to start and stop with WINNER
(Tom or Gatsby) Supporting words or lines to support your choice of winner
1. P. 125 “Her voice struggled…to P.126 “Everybody smoked all through lunch.”
2. P. 127 last line …to P. 129 “Daisy invited him…” line
3. P.133 “The room was large and stifling…to P.134 end of “Now see here, Tom” pargrph.
4. P. 135 “Biloxi?’…to P.136 “It was in 1919”paragraph
5. P.136 “It was an opportunity” to P.137 “Angry as I was..”paragraph
6. P.137 “Iwant to know what…” to P.138 “I told you what’s been going on” paragraph
7. P.138 “But both of us loved each…” to P.139””You never loved him.”
8. P.139 “She hesitated”… to P. 140 “She turned to her husband.”
9. P.140”As if it mattered to you…to P.141”You ought to hear Walter…”
10. P.141”That drug store business”…p.142”Her frightened eyes told her…”
11. P.142 “You two start on home…” to P.142 “They were gone…” paragraph
12. 3 separate paragraphs P.151 “She’ll be all right tomorrow” and P.152-153”Daisy and Tom were sitting” to end of next parag:” …conspiring together.”
13. P.153 “I want to wait here…” to end of page

Sooooooo – Who is the winner of Daisy? _________________________________

Re-read page 127: “She’s got an indiscreet voice…” paragraph to the end of the next paragraph. How does this tie in with why Daisy “chose” the man she did? ___________________________________________________________________________________________________

Look at all of the battle rounds numbered 1-13. What was the EXACT turning point in this battle scene over Daisy when one of the two men scored a TKO (“technical knock out”) in this fight and won the girl? __________________________________________________________

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