The Great Gatsby

Write 5 descriptive words from this passage. What is the effect they have on this passage?

Ch, 2 (About half way.... I first met Tom Buchanan's mistress)

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sensuously, vitality, smouldering. flush, coarse

These five words are used in Nick's first meeting with Myrtle at the garage. Through these words, we can infer the reason Tom was attracted to her. 


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