Gatsby Dies: A Big List of Literary Spoilers

Gabe Habash -- June 20th, 2012

Now that school is ending and finals are done, we can let the lid off the conclusions of all those books you had to read in class. Here are all the answers to your test. Try not to kick yourself too much–it’s summer, after all. In the spirit of the season, tell us your favorite book spoilers in the comments.

Napoleon loses

Ahab is dragged into the sea

Emma swallows arsenic

Anna throws herself on the tracks

Elizabeth marries Darcy

Heathcliff and Catherine and Edgar die

The old man dreams about the lions

Raskolnikov goes to Siberia and finds love

Gately wakes up on the beach

Frank and April don’t exactly work things out

Holden doesn’t want to talk about it anymore

Molly Bloom thinks things out

Boo comes to the rescue

You have just finished Italo Calvino’s If on a winter’s night a traveler

Benjy drops his flower

Tess’s black flag is raised

Gatsby dies

“Isn’t it pretty to think so?”

A dead dog is thrown into the ravine after the Consul

The narrator is speaking on the lower frequencies for you

The boy goes with the “good guys”

Death comes for the Archbishop

Pig and man are identical

Selden proposes too late

The gawkers find John has hanged himself

Meursault hopes for a big crowd for his execution

Shadow gives Mr. Wednesday’s glass eye to Odin

George shoots Lennie

Sal grows up, Dean doesn’t

The monster burns itself and disappears into the darkness

The phoenix is a metaphor and society is rebuilt

The assistant reaches for the “crank file”

“After all, tomorrow is another day.”

The Buendia cipher is deciphered

Ender looks for the Queen’s home

Gulliver lives in isolation among the Yahoos


A quick bite at the Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Aunt Sally plans to sivilize Huck, but he has other plans

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