Great Gatsby

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  • He works as a fisherman.

    He works as a fisherman.
    "For over a year he had been beating his way along the south shore of Lake Superior as a clam-digger and a salmon-fisher or in any other capacity that brought him food and bed." p.98
  • He goes to a Lutheran College

    He goes to a Lutheran College
    "An instinct toward his future glory had led him, some months before, to the small Lutheran college of St. Olaf's in southern Minnesota." p.99
  • Gatsby meets Cody and begins to work for him.

    Gatsby meets Cody and begins to work for him.
    "Then he drifted back to Lake Superior, and he was still searching for something to do on the day that Dan Cody's yacht dropped anchor in the shallows alongshore." p.99
  • Dan Cody dies.

    Dan Cody dies.
    "It might have lasted indefinitely except for the fact that Ella Kaye came on board one night in Boston and a week later Dan Cody Inhospitably died." p.100
  • Gatsby doesn't get the money and Ella Kaye does.

    Gatsby doesn't get the money and Ella Kaye does.
    "He didn't get it. He never understood the legal device that was used against him, but what remained of the millions went intact to Ella Kaye." p.100
  • Jay Gatsby meets Daisy.

    Jay Gatsby meets Daisy.
    "The officer looked at Daisy while she was speaking, in a way that every young girl wants to be looked at some time, and because it seemed romantic to me I have remembered the incident ever since." p.75
  • Gatsby fights in WW1

    Gatsby fights in WW1
    "Wild rumors were circulating about her-how her mother had found her packing her bag one winter night to go to New york and say good-by to a soldier who was going overseas." p.75