Flashcards in Tom Quotes Deck (11)
What is a quote about Tom’s power?
“Her husband... had been one of the most powerful ends that ever played football at New Haven”
What is a quote describing Tom?
“Two shining arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face and gave him the appearance of always leaning aggressively forward.”
What is a quote about Tom being racist?
“Well, it’s a fine book, and everybody ought to to read it. The idea is if we don’t look out the white race will be - will be utterly submerged.”
What is a quote about Tom breaking Myrtle’s nose?
“Making a short deft movement, Tom Buchanan broke her (Myrtle’s) nose with his open hand.
What is a quote about Tom loving Daisy?
“And what’s more, I love Daisy too. Once in a while I go off on a spree and make a fool of myself, but I always come back, and in my heart I love her all the time.”
What is a quote about Tom’s self control?
“Self-control! ... I suppose the latest thing is to sit back and let Mr. Nobody from Nowhere make love to your wife.”
“What is a quote about Tom’s family?
“His family were enormously wealthy - even in college his freedom with money was a matter for reproach.”
What is a hotel about Tom being a brute?
“That’s what i get for marrying a brute of a man, a great, big, hulking physical specimen of a - -“
What is a quote about Daisy and Tom being careless?
“They were careless people, Tom and Daisy - they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness,”
What is a quote about Tom having an affair?
“Tom’s got some woman in New York.”