Desire/Wonder/Purposelessness Great Gatsby: chapters 1- 4

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Desire/Wonder/Purposelessness Great Gatsby: chapters 1- 4 by Mind Map: Desire/Wonder/Purposelessness Great Gatsby: chapters 1- 4

1. Desire

1.1. Chapter 1

1.1.1. "'Do they miss me?' she cried ecstatically."

1.1.2. "I enjoyed looking at her."

1.2. Chapter 2

1.2.1. "looking him flush in the eye. Then she wet her lips"

1.2.2. "I was standing beside his bed and he was sitting up between the sheets, clad in his underwear"

1.3. Chapter 3

1.4. Chapter 4

1.4.1. "I put my arm around Jordan's golden shoulder and drew her toward me and asked her to dinner"

1.4.2. "Her wan, scornful mouth smiled, and so I drew her up again closer, this time to my face."

2. Wonder

2.1. Chapter 1

2.1.1. "The one on my right was a colossal affair by any standard"

2.2. Chapter 2

2.2.1. "our line of yellow windows must have contributed their share of human secrecy to the casual watcher in the darkening streets, and I saw him too, looking up and wondering."

2.3. Chapter 3

2.3.1. "It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it"

2.4. Chapter 4

2.4.1. "I was flattered that she wanted to speak to me, because of all the older girls I admired her most."

3. Purposelessness

3.1. Chapter 1

3.1.1. "They had spent a year in France for no particular reason"

3.1.2. "made an attempt to rise"

3.1.3. "I've been lying on that sofa for as long as I can remember."

3.2. Chapter 2

3.2.1. "I have been drunk just twice in my life, and the second timme was that afternoon;"

3.3. Chapter 3

3.3.1. "'Anyhow, he gives large parties,'"

3.4. Chapter 4

3.4.1. "He came alive to me, delivered suddenly from the womb of his purposeless splendour."