Describe at least one important character in the written text. Explain how this character is revealed to you throughout the text. ‘People aren’t who they seem to be,’ this novel The Great Gatsby which is written by J.scott Fitzgerald is a novel about a young man who moved to New York in search of a […]

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 […]

“The American dream does not come to those who fall asleep.” The well known novel ‘The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is about Nick Carraway’s story when he moves to New York for the summer. It follows his story his summer story and all the drama that comes with it. Throughout the novel three […]

1. Explain what you think Fitzgerald is trying to say about society by presenting the idea of illusion so thoroughly throughout the text. 2. Discuss how “illusion” is a real idea for teenagers. What problems/challenges/issues do teenagers face each day and how can we relate them to illusion. What Fitzgerald is trying to say about […]

  character Revealed evidence Daisy Colour white Eyes   -’their impersonal eyes in the absence of all desire.’ Gatsby Green light   -’He stretched out his arms towards the dark water in a curious way… involuntarily I glanced seaward-and distinguished nothing except a single green light, minute and far away, the might have been the […]

Provide a description (using quotes) of the symbol from the text. – Explain when and why the symbol appears throughout the text. – Analyse what the symbol helps you to understand about an important character. – Make a link between the symbol and the idea of illusion. -Yellow and Gold ’The orchestra is playing yellow […]

List the four main settings in the novel. Provide a description for each setting and explain what each setting represents. East Egg – A place in which where the wealthy family’s with old money live. People like Tom and Daisy who were born in to there wealth and have been surrounded by money all there […]