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The Great Gatsby Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7, Part 2 The Great Gatsby Summary

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Chapter 7, Part 2 The Great Gatsby Summary

When the group arrives in New York, an argument about what to do next results in the rental of a hotel room, a place where they can drink in the cool. As the sounds of a wedding filter up from a room below and as the heat becomes more oppressive, Tom confronts Gatsby about his feelings for Daisy, and the two men quickly get into an argument. Daisy tries to mediate, eventually confessing that while Gatsby insists she never loved Tom, she actually did. Meanwhile, Tom accuses Gatsby of involvement in Wolfsheim's bootlegging business and hints that he is also involved in even shadier activities. Gatsby attempts to defend himself to Daisy, but Nick comments that Daisy pleaded with both Gatsby and Tom to stop. Tom sends her home with Gatsby in Gatsby's car. Nick writes that after they...

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