Key Event Relationship Hotel Scene Tom and Daisy Gatsby’s party Nick and Gatsby “If it wasn’t for the mist we could see your home across the bay’, said Gatsby. ‘You always have a green light that burns all night at the end of your dock.” “Possibly it had occurred to him that the colossal significance […]

Question 7 Describe at least one key character in the written text.                                                                                       […]

  Fitzgerald has a very poetic way of presenting language. He uses the same devices consistently throughout his writing. 1.Select three passages from the book (about a paragraph or two in length) that we have NOT annotated as a class. Annotate these passages and identify the language features that Fitzgerald uses. Explain the effect of […]

1. Explain what you think Fitzgerald is trying to say about society by presenting the idea of illusion so thoroughly throughout the text. One way that Fitzgerald presents illusion is by commenting on how corrupt the American Dream is, by how unrealistic and untrue the achievability of the American Dream is. The American Dream states that “life should […]

We have looked at several symbols in The Great Gatsby. Select three symbols from the text and do the following:                                                                       […]

1. List the four main settings in the novel. Provide a description for each setting and explain what each setting represents. East Egg: Where the old money lives, the upper-class people who have inherited their wealth from the generations before them and therefore have not worked a day in their life. Mansions are isolated from […]

1. Describe three key characters and how they change in the novel.                                                 2. Explain what each character helped you to understand about illusion in the novel. Nick Carraway: Nick is the […]