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The Great Gatsby

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Tom Is a Polo Player

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Why does Gatsby introduce Tom as “The Polo Player” to the other guests at his party?

A

Gatsby is trying to compliment Tom on his recent success as a polo player.

B

Gatsby is being sarcastic because Tom is a failed polo player who has not played in years.

C

Most of Gatsby’s guests are celebrities of some sort, and he does not want Tom to stand out as being, in this gathering a sort of “nobody.”

D

Gatsby has invited other polo players to the party and is trying to help Tom find someone to talk to.

E

Gatsby wants everyone to think that Tom is a good friend of his, and to suggest that he, Gatsby, is also a polo player.