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1

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”

2

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.”

3

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.”

4

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.

5

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.”

6

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.”

7

“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.”

8

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 - -“

9

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,”

10

What is a quote about Tom having an affair?

“Tom’s got some woman in New York.”

11

What is a quote about Tom thinking he is better than everyone?

“Now don’t think my opinion on these matters is final’, he seemed to say, ‘Just because I’m stronger and more of a man that you are.”