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Daisy; See Buchanan, Daisy
Dakota, North, 104
dancing, 51, 112, 115, 135
dawn, 167; See twilight
dead man, 73
Deauville, 82
death. See wreath
drove on toward, 143; See car
no longer a surprise, 176 
decencies, fundamental, 6
Demaine the oil man, 12
desire
absence of all, 17
brakes on Nick's, 64
diamond, like an angry, 56
disappointment
watching for and then missing the longest day of the year, 16
a continually disappointed anticipation in dining, 17
tumbled short of his dreams, 101 
discovery. See exploration
dishonesty, 63
divorce, divorced, 37-38, 67; See marriage; wedding
dock, 26, 189
Dodge, Nick's 8; See car
dog
Nick's, 8
Myrtle's, 31-32, 33
biscuits, 33, 187
kissed, 36
collar for, 41
leash, 166
like you'd run over a, 187; See accident 
dread, 17
dream, dreams, dreamed
Gatsby's, 6, 97, 142, 162, 189 
of Castile, 44
Daisy tumbling short of Gatsby's, 101
Gatz's reveries, 105
"You absolute little," 123
well-forgotten, 143
Nick's, savage, frightening, 154
living with a single, 169
like air, 169
West Egg figures in Nick's, 185
last and greatest of all human, 189; See exploration
driving
Owl-eyes on, 59
Jordan's philosophy of, 63, 186
Daisy was,151 
drug store, 34, 95, 115, 127, 141
drunk
Nick, just twice in his life, 33
Nick on his way to get, 46
Owl-eyes, in library 49-50
driver of shorn-wheel accident, 59
Snell, on the gravel drive, 66
Daisy, before wedding, 81
Dan Cody, 106
Miss Baedeker, 112-13
Catherine, after Myrtle's accident, 164
woman in a white evening dress, 185
Duluth, 106
dusk.See twilight
a pleasant street at, 18
velvet, 21
young clerks in, 62
Myrtle rushed out into, 144 
Dutch sailors, 189; See exploration

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Earl of Doncaster, 71
east [direction]; See west
Europe, in relation to America, 7, 49; See exploration
Long Island, in relation to New York, 9
New York, in relation to Chicago, 14
toward the park from Myrtle's apartment, 40
seaboard, in relation to frontier brothel and saloon, 106
train movement away from Louisville, 160 
East, the [location]; See West, the
Nick returns from, 6
Nick goes to, 7, 24
Nick will stay in, 14
Gatsby liked it, 176
haunted, 185
East Egg
the white palaces of fashonable, 10
Nick drives to, 10-11
condescending to West Egg, 49 
East Eggers, 31
Eberhardt, Mrs., 35
Eckleburg, Doctor. T. J., 27-28, 30, 129, 167
ectoplasm, 34; See ghost
Edgar, 174; See Wolfsheim
egg, eggs. See West Egg; East Egg; white; photograph of hen
hard-boiled painting 7
a pair of enormous, 9
in the Columbus story, 9 
egotism, 25
electric stove, 8
electrocuted, killers of Rosenthal, 75; See Wolfsheim
elevator boy, 33, 42, 178
El Greco, 185
enchanted, 40, 61, 70, 98, 189; See magic
England, 79, 97, 136
Englishmen, young, at Gatsby's, 46
English oak, 49
equal. See unequal
euphemisms, the old, chafed under, 114
Europe, 38, 70, 73
Ewing. See Klipspringer
exploration
Nick as guide, pathfinder, original settler, 8
Columbus, 9
Dutch sailors, 189 
eye, eyes
of Tom, 11, 111, 125
of Jordan, 15, 63
of Daisy on her finger, 16
impersonal, 17
Daisy winks, 18
avoiding all, 20
Daisy's look into the dusk, 21
Daisy's flash, 22
of Doctor. T. J. Eckleburg, 27-28, 129, 131, 167
Myrtle looks Tom flush in the, 30
Myrtle's regal glance, 32-33
dog's, blind 41
restless, satisfied by New York, 61
Wolfsheim's roving, 75
Gatsby's house winked into darkness, 86
Gatsby glaring tragically into Nick's, 91
Daisy's well-loved, 97
bright and tired, 116
disapproval in Daisy's, 120
Daisy and Gatsby's meet, 125
Wilson, hollow-eyed, 129
Myrtle's, 131
Daisy, on Jordan and Nick, 139
Gatsby's, opened and closed, 140
Tom's, avoiding the table, 148
Gatsby's blurred, 161
Catherine's determined, 171
Cody's picture staring, 173
Mr. Gatz's, 175, 182
black, hostile, 178
beyond power of correction, 185
of Dutch sailors, 189; See exploration
eyebrows, 34, 55

F

faith, 136
father
Nick's
his advice, 5
his snobbish suggestion, 6
owns wholesale hardware business, 7
paternal, 11, 138
His Business, 194; See biblical allusions
Jordan's, 134
Gatsby's, 175-76, 180-82
Ferdie, 90; See chauffeur
Fifth Avenue, 32, 186
Fiftieth Street, 132
Fifty-ninth Street, 85
Films Par Excellence, 66; See movies
Finnish woman, Finn, 8, 88, 89, 92, 119
flower, flowers, 65, 67, 89, 96, 116, 117, 156, 183; See rose; botanical references
flowered dress, 81
Flushing, 164, 182
fog-horn, 154
"Follies", 45
fool, a beautiful little, 21
football, 10; See games
Forty-second Street, 73
Forty-third Street, 179
forward, 124
Fourth of July, 30
fox-trot, 112
France, 52, 82, 136, 160
French bob, 55
French windows, 11, 12, 155
Frisco, moving hands like, 45
frogs, 25
funeral, 182-83; See black; wreath; dead man, vigil
future, See past, the; dreams
Gatsby's, 105, 156, 176, 181
orgastic, 189

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Gad's Hill, 168
games
football, 10
polo, 10, 111-12
golf, tournament, 23, 47, 62, 80 113, 162, 185
American, nervous, sporadic, 68
"hide-and-go-seek" or "sardines-in-the-box", 86
garage, 29, 129, 143, 146, 168
garden, gardens
burning, 11
of Buchanan's, described, 12
grotesque 27
of Versailles, 33
Gatsby's, blue, 43
cocktail table in, 46 
Nick's voice loud in, 47
"stunts" all over the, 51
still glowing, 60
a stranger's, 83
maid spat into Gatsby's, 94
Nick in the, 112, 115
harrowing scene outlined by Gatsby in the, 120
babbled slander of Gatsby's, 142
laughter from Gatsby's, 188
gardener, Gatsby's, 88, 93, 161, 169
gas-pump, 25, 37
gasoline station, 60, 129
Gatsby, Jay
gives name to this book, 6
something gorgeous about him, 6
his romantic readiness, 6
his outcome, 6
his dreams, 6
his mansion first described, 9
first observed by Nick, 25-26
rumors about
related to Kasier Wilhelm, 37
killed a man, German spy, 48, 65, 142
bootlegger, 65, 103, 114
nephew to von Hindenburg, second cousin to devil, 65
his house is a boat, 103 
his parties, in general, 43-45
first appearance of the name Jay, 46
his smile, 52-53, 71, 75, 162
an Oxford man, 53
his behavior at his parties, 54-55
his car
described, 68
driven by Tom, 127-132 
first tells Nick about himself, 69-71
his war experience, 70, 109, 158
with Daisy in Louisville, 79-80, 83, 155-58
his purposeless splendor, womb of, 83
re-encounters Daisy at Nick's, 91-92, 94-95
origins of his mansion, 93
his three states in Daisy presence, 97
his shirts, 97-98
colossal vitality of his illusion, 101
before and after age seventeen, 104-06, 181-82
his parents, 104, 173
his Platonic self-conception, 104; See egg; biblical allusions
hosts Tom unexpectedly, 107-10
his drugstores, 115
desire to repeat the past with Daisy, 116-17
explains his Oxford days, 136
Mr. Nobody from Nowhere, 137
confronts Tom about Daisy, 137-38
returns to Louisville, 160-61
in the pool, 170
his final protest, 173
his father, 175-76
after the war, in New York, 179
boyhood schedule, 181
a Westerner, 184; See West, the
Gatsby's guests
from East Egg and farther out
Abrams, the Stonewall Jackson, of Georgia, 66
Auerbach, Hubert, 66
Beaver, Edgar, 66
Beckers, the Chester, 65
Beluga the tobacco importer, 66
Beluga's girls, 66
Blackbuck, a whole clan named, 66
Bunsen, 65
Cheadles, the, 66
Chrysties, the, 66
Civet, Dr. Webster, 66, 113
Dancies, the, 66
Endive, Clarence, 66
Etty, a bum named, 66
Fishguards, the, 66
Flink, Maurice A., 66
Hammerheads, the, 66
Hornbeams, the, 66
Ismays, the, 66
Leeches, the, 65
Schraeders, the O. R. P., 66
Snells, the Ripley, 66
Swett, Mrs. Ulysses, 66
Voltaires, the Willie, 66
Whitebait, S. B., 66
Buchanan, Tom, 107-10
Buchanan, Daisy, 110-15 
from West Egg
Bembergs, the, 66
Catlips, the, 66
Cohen, Clyde, 66
Da Fontano the promoter, 66
de Jongs, the, 66
Eckhaust, 66
Ferret, James B. ("Rot-gut"), 66-67
Gulick, the state senator, 66
Klipspringer, "the boarder" 66: See Klipspringer
Legros, Ed, 66
Lilly, Ernest, 66
McCarty, Arthur, 66
Muldoon, G. Earl, 66
Mulreadys, the, 66
Orchid, Newton, 66
Poles, the, 66
Roebuck, Cecil, 66
Schoen, Cecil, 66
Schwartze, Don S. (the son), 66 
theatrical people and those from New York
Backhyssons, the, 67
Belcher, S. W., 67
Betty, Russell, 67
Bull, Francis, 67
Chromes, the, 67
Corrigans, the, 67
Denickers, the, 67
Dewars, the, 67
Duckweed, George, 67
Kellehers, the, 67
McClenahan, Benny, 67
Meyer, Lester, 67
O'Donavan, Horace, 67
Palmetto, Henry L., 67
Quinns, the young, 67
Scullys, the, 67
Smirkes, the, 67
Waize, Gus, 67 
others
Owl-eyes, 49
Albrucksburger, Mr., 67
Baedeker girls, the, 67, 112-13
Brewer, young, nose shot off, 67
Duke, 67
Fitz-Peters, Ardita
Haag, Miss, 67
Hip, Miss Claudia, 67
Jewett, Mr. P., 67
O'Brien, Faustina, 67
Sloane, 107-10 
Gatz, Henry C., 175-76, 180-82
Gatz, James, 103-06, 175; See Gatsby, Jay
George. See Wilson, George B.
Georgian Colonial, 11
gestures
successful, personality as an unbroken series of, 6; See aphorisms
Myrtle's, violently affected, 35
unintelligible inside taxis, 62
director's kiss, wasn't a, 113 
ghost, ghosts, ghostly
Wilson as, 30
Myrtle's mother's portrait, 34
pause at shorn-wheel accident scene, 59
heart, Gatsby's, 101
celebrity of the movies, 111
isolated like, 142
piano, 154
birds, 159
of a superior "Hm!", 166
poor, 169 
Gilda Gray's understudy 45
gin rickeys, 124; See drunk
girl, girls; See boy
Daisy referred to as, 13
balancing, Jordan as, 13
small, slender-breasted, 15
Daisy's thoughts about, 21
good, Jordan refers to self as, 22
nice, Tom refers to Jordan as, 23
Nick's, out West, 24, 64
Tom's, 28, 31, 122
Myrtle's dog, boy or, 32
slender, worldly, 34
like moths, men and, 43
confident, 45
two in yellow dresses, 47, 51, 55
young, being pushed backward, 51
rowdy little, 51
puppyish, swooning, 55
at Nick's elbow, 56
short affair with, from Jersey City, 61
Beluga's, 66
with Benny McClenahan, 67
in Louisville, 79
clear voices of, 83
whose disembodied face, 85
Little Girl Bay, 106
common but pretty, 112
authentically radiant, 115
golden, the, 127
Daisy , a "nice," 156
fur coats of, 184 
girlhood, white, Daisy's and Jordan's, 24
glasses. See spectacles; eyes
God
knows where, 21
as expletive, 22, 92, 183, 187
son of, 104
act of, 112
mind of, 117
Damned lie, 138
Wilson's moan, 145-46, 164, 166
Damn coward, 149
Wilson on, 167; See Eckleburg, Doctor T. J. 
Goddard, 17
gold, golden. See shining; sunshine
hat, 1
Nick's books bound in red and, 8
as reflected light, 11
turkeys bewitched to a dark, 44
Jordan's arm, 47
faded gilt nineteen-hundreds, 72
Jordan's shoulder, 84
Gatsby's tie, 89
odor of kiss-me-at-the-gate, 96
Gatsby's toilet set, 97
billow of clouds, 99
Daisy's pencil, 112
girl, 127
turning light, 159
golf. See games
gonnegtion, business, 75, 88; See Wolfsheim; egg
gossip. See Gatsby, Jay; Carraway, Nick
Gothic, 49
grail, a, 156; See dream
Grand Canal, 71
grass, 12; See lawn; green
grass roller, 25
Gray, Gilda, 45
Great War, 7; See war
green. See botanical references
great bursts of leaves, 8
raw ivy, 9
light on Daisy's dock, 26, 98,189
leather interior of Gatsby's car, 68, 127
greenhouse, 89
apple, 97-98
Gatz's jersey, 104
card, Daisy giving out a, 111
Sound, stagnant, 124
Wilson's face, 129
light, "death car" first reported as, 144; See car
golf links, 162
tickets, 184
breast of the new world, 189; See exploration 
Greenwich, 177
grey
Jordan's eyes, 15, 63
train cars in valley of ashes, 27
ash-grey men, 27; See ghost
taxi upholstery, 31
names on the time-table, 65
windows, 100
haze of Daisy's collar, 114
turning, gold turning light, 159
clouds, small, 167 
guests. See Gatsby's guests
gypped, 38
gypsies, 45

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happiness, 101
hauteur, Myrtle's impressive, 35
hawthorn, 96; See botanical references
hearse heaped with blooms, 73
heart
the human, 6
Daisy's, 10, 137
Tom's peremptory, 25
simplicity of, 45
Nick's, 62, 91
Montenegro's warm little, 71
Gatsby's
broken, 71
ghostly, 101
beat faster, 117 
Gatz's, in turbulent riot, 105
pajama pocket over, 121
no need to listen for Myrtle's, 145 
Hempstead, 162
Herseys', the, 184
highballs, 74, 109
Hill, James J., 176
His Father's Business, 104; See biblical allusions
honor, 186
"Hopalong Cassidy," 181
hope. See dreams, future, green
damp gleam of, 29
reserving judgements as a matter of infinite, 6
Gatsby's extraordinary gift for, 6
holocaust, 170
Hôtel de Ville, 9
hot, 120-21
Hot Springs, 23
Howard, Mrs. Sigourney, 57
husbands, 56; See Buchanan, Tom; Wilson, George B.
hydroplane, 52, 57, 68, 98

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