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The Great Gatsby

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Invisible Working Class

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Critics have often noted the “invisibility” of servants and working people at Gatsby’s party.

Which of the following quotes from Chapter Three demonstrates how workers are made invisible by the narrator?

A

“A tray of cocktails floated at us through the twilight, and we sat down at a table with the two girls in yellow…”

B

“By seven o’clock the orchestra has arrived, no thin five-piece affair, but a whole pitful of oboes and trombones and saxophones…”

C

“I believe that on the first night I went to Gatsby’s house I was one of the few guests who had actually been invited.”

D

“Somebody told me they thought he killed a man once.”

E

“And on Mondays eight servants, including an extra gardener, toiled all day with mops and scrubbing brushes…”