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Posted by on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 6:45pm.

The phrase "magnanimous scorn" in the statement "he [Tom] insisted [that Daisy ride with Gatsby] with magnanimous scorn most likely means

1. courageously noble in mind and heart
2. generous in forgiving even those who are not worthy
3. selfish and disdainful
4. understanding and tolerant
5. generous with contempt

I was thinking if it's either 4 or 5 because i know magnanimous scorn means generous, therefore, he understand daisy somehow

  • English - , Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 6:49pm

    The word "scorn" doesn't fit in number 4. It must be 5.

  • English - , Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 6:52pm

    Thanks, i was thinking it had to be that tooo either 2

  • English - , Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 8:28pm

    I just took this test and answered 5 and got it wrong.

  • English - , Friday, February 11, 2011 at 10:01am

    Its 5. Because I said so.

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