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 - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 6:49pm
The word "scorn" doesn't fit in number 4. It must be 5.
English - Priscilla, Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 6:52pm
Thanks, i was thinking it had to be that tooo either 2
English - Alice, Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 8:28pm
I just took this test and answered 5 and got it wrong.
English - John Smith Jones, Friday, February 11, 2011 at 10:01am
Its 5. Because I said so.