The Great Gatsby Discussion Questions Chapter 2: Make a list of everything you notice that is artificial, fake, unreal or phony. Why does Fitzgerald spotlight these kinds of behaviors and settings? What is the tone of the description of the valley of ashes? Why does Fitzgerald include the billboard of the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg? Chapter 3: What is the EFFECT of describing the man in the library as having “enormous owl-eyed spectacles”? Why is Owl Eyes surprised that the books are real, and what is the function of this scene? What is your reaction to Nick’s assessment of himself when he reflects, “Everyone suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known”? Is Nick “inclined to reserve all judgments,” as he says about himself on page 1?
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