Friday, December 12, 2008

The Great Gatsby Chapter 8 Question 3

 Who is Dan Cody and what is his significance in Gatsby's life? 

12 comments:

Josh said...

Dan Codyt is a very important person in Gatsby's life. Cody mentored Gatsby and also gave him his present name "Jay Gatsby". Cody was Gatsby's inspiration and notivation. When Dan died he left Gatsby money but Dan's mistress wouldn't allow Gatsby to have it. So in result Gatsby dedicated his life to become wealthy.

Pat said...

Dan Cody is Significant to Gatsby in a good way. One day Gatsby rowed out to Cody to warn him about a upcoming storm. He hired Gatsby as his personal assistant and gave him the name Jay Gatsby. Cody died and left Gatsby 25,000 but Gatsby was unable to get it so from then on Gatsby dedicated his life to being wealthy and succesful.

Chuck Barbaro said...

Dan Cody is a very significant figure in Gatsby's life because he is Gatsby's inspiration to become the man he is. When Dan passes away he left a small fortune to Gatsby but Gatsby was denied the money. This is what drove Gatsby to become wealthy.

Jared Ravagni said...

Dan Cody is a fisherman that Gatsby meets when he is younger. Cody is very wealthy and inspires Gatsby to become a wealthy person.

Sean Keane said...

Dan Cody is a man who was Gatsby's friend. Now Dan is dead, but he left Gatsby a huge fortune that Gatsby was unable to take. Because of this, Gatsby has dedicated his life to becoming wealthy

Lisa Russell said...

Dan Cody was Gatsby's mentor. He was also the man to give Gatsby the name, "Jay Gatsby". Dan Cody was a big influence on Gatsby because he was Gatsby's inspiration and motivation. In the result, Gatsby made sure that in his life, he would become wealthy just like Dan Cody.

Alyssa Sullivan said...

Dan Cody is an inspiration to Gatsby. He was very wealthy before passing away and this inspired Gatsby to want to be wealthy as well because Dan left him a large fortune he was not able to take.

Maria said...

Dan Cody is who started Jay Gatsby. Gatsby looked up to Cody as a mentor and someone he could go to. He wanted to be just like him. When Cody left him the money, that is what made Gatsby dedicate his life to becoming rich.

Vanessa Domond said...

Dan Cody was a role model in Gatsbys life. He wanted to be as sucessful as him. When Dan cody passed he left all money to Gatsby, but he was not allowed the mone. Because of this Gatsby swore that he would become wealthy by himself like his role model

Danielle Sugrue said...

Dan Cody is someone who means a lot to Gatsby. It hurt Gatsby so much when he died. Dan not only gave Gatsby his name, but he also left Gatsby $25,000. Gatsby could not take the money, but he is so thankful for what he did.

Ian Conway said...

Dan Cody is the man who first introduced Gatsby to a life of luxury. He is the man who inspired Gatsby to work hard during his life. Also his frequent drinking turned Gatsby off to the idea of excessive drinking.

Cam Shepard said...

Dan Cody is important in Gatsby;s life. He introduces Gatsby to wealth and encourages him to become wealthy.