The Great Gatsby - Chapter Reviews

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Chapter 6

Gatsby decides to tell Nick about his true past - of James Gatz and his poor upbringing. Also, Nick attends another of Gatsby's parties; but this time it is different. 

Introductions - Characters

  • James Gatz - Gatsby's true past.

Introductions - Setting

  • Gatsby's party - This time the party has a different, more negative, atmosphere. Daisy has finally come. The guests are like 'shadows'.

Symbolism

  • ''Three O'clock in the Morning' Waltz - This is played at the party, presaging Gatsby's fate. 
  • Colour - 'Daisy's white face' - Daisy is pure and innocent in Gatsby's eyes.  
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