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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Study Guide. Directions: Answers should be typed. If this is a problem, you must see Mrs. Sokol before the study guide is ...

Great Gatsby Name: Block Mrs. Sokol Date: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Study Guide Directions: Answers should be typed. If this is a problem, you must see Mrs. Sokol before the study guide is due. This will be posted on the website for easy access. You can copy and paste (flash paper format) or download from word (each will be labeled). Answers must be in complete sentences! DO NOT type in all bold print. Change the font to regular before typing. You are still responsible for the pre-reading and after reading questions and Gatsby as a Symbol worksheet. This is an INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT. It is NOT collaborative. You are not to work together with another student. Background of the 1920’s- Historical Notes:

Author Biography:

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Character Analysis/Description Nick Carroway:

Daisy Buchanon:

Tom Buchanon:

Jay Gatsby:

Jordan Baker:

Myrtle Wilson:

George Wilson:

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Literary Terms Directions: Define these literary terms: Plot: Exposition: Setting: Characterization: Symbolism: Flashback: Satire: Irony: Style: Overview of Novel Directions: Answer the following questions regarding the novel. What is the plot? Where and when is setting: Whose point of view: Who’s the narrator? What is the conflict? What is the theme? Who are the rich/poor? Who is/are in love: Dream vs. Reality:

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Great Gatsby What is the American Dream (in a corrupt period)? Symbols Directions: Take your best guess at which each of these objects or people may represent. You must try, even if you aren’t sure. The Green Light:

Dr. Eckleburg’s Eyes:

East and West Egg:

Valley of Ashes:

Cars:

Flowers (include Daisy’s name):

The color white: Any other symbols from the book that you notice (At least 3 more). 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

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Great Gatsby Chapter 1 Directions: Define each vocabulary word. Then answer the following questions in complete sentences. The quote needs to be cited and exact. Vocabulary: Banns: Deft: Extemporizing: Fractiousness: Hulking: Incredulously: Languidly: Peremptorily: Supercilious: Questions: You may NOT answer with- Nothing, or any answer of that variation. Quotes must be explained- why did you choose this particular quote- what does it mean or what is the significance of it?

I learned: I want to remember: When will this character get a clue about: I wasn’t expecting or can’t believe this: I am confused about: I am angry/ happy/ shocked/ surprised/ ect. about: I wonder: This reminds me of:

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I wished: Quote:

Chapter 2 Directions: Define each vocabulary word. Then answer the following questions in complete sentences. Vocabulary Contiguous: Ectoplasm: Hauteur: Incessant: Pastoral: Saunter: Strident: Questions: You may NOT answer with- Nothing, or any answer of that variation. Quotes must be explained- why did you choose this particular quote- what does it mean or what is the significance of it?

I learned: I want to remember: When will this character get a clue about: I wasn’t expecting or can’t believe this: I am confused about: I am angry/ happy/ shocked/ surprised/ ect. about: I wonder: 6

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This reminds me of: I wished: Quote:

Chapter 3 Directions: Define each vocabulary word. Then answer the following questions in complete sentences.

Vocabulary Ascertain: Cataracts: Constrained: Innuendo: Permeate: Staid: Vacuous: Questions: You may NOT answer with- Nothing, or any answer of that variation. Quotes must be explained- why did you choose this particular quote- what does it mean or what is the significance of it?

I learned: I want to remember: 7

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When will this character get a clue about: I wasn’t expecting or can’t believe this: I am confused about: I am angry/ happy/ shocked/ surprised/ ect. about: I wonder: This reminds me of: I wished: Quote:

Chapter 4 Directions: Define each vocabulary word. Then answer the following questions in complete sentences.

Vocabulary Denizen disconcerting: Fluctuate: Jauntily: Olfactory: Somnambulatory: Questions: You may NOT answer with- Nothing, or any answer of that variation. Quotes must be explained- why did you choose this particular quote- what does it mean or what is the significance of it? 8

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I learned: I want to remember: When will this character get a clue about: I wasn’t expecting or can’t believe this: I am confused about: I am angry/ happy/ shocked/ surprised/ ect. about: I wonder: This reminds me of: I wished: Quote:

Chapter 5 Directions: Define each vocabulary word. Then answer the following questions in complete sentences.

Vocabulary Defunct: Harrowed: Nebulous: Reproach: Serfs: Vestige: 9

Great Gatsby Questions: You may NOT answer with- Nothing, or any answer of that variation. Quotes must be explained- why did you choose this particular quote- what does it mean or what is the significance of it?

I learned: I want to remember: When will this character get a clue about: I wasn’t expecting or can’t believe this: I am confused about: I am angry/ happy/ shocked/ surprised/ ect. about: I wonder: This reminds me of: I wished: Quote:

Chapter 6 Directions: Define each vocabulary word. Then answer the following questions in complete sentences.

Vocabulary

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Great Gatsby Dilatory: Laudable: Proximity: Septic: Turgid: Questions: You may NOT answer with- Nothing, or any answer of that variation. Quotes must be explained- why did you choose this particular quote- what does it mean or what is the significance of it?

I learned: I want to remember: When will this character get a clue about: I wasn’t expecting or can’t believe this: I am confused about: I am angry/ happy/ shocked/ surprised/ ect. about: I wonder: This reminds me of: I wished: Quote:

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Great Gatsby Chapter 7 Directions: Define each vocabulary word. Then answer the following questions in complete sentences. Vocabulary Caravansary: Meretricious: Portentous: Precipitately: Prig: Truculent: Questions: You may NOT answer with- Nothing, or any answer of that variation. Quotes must be explained- why did you choose this particular quote- what does it mean or what is the significance of it?

I learned: I want to remember: When will this character get a clue about: I wasn’t expecting or can’t believe this: I am confused about: I am angry/ happy/ shocked/ surprised/ ect. about: I wonder: This reminds me of:

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Chapter 8 Directions: Define each vocabulary word. Then answer the following questions in complete sentences. Vocabulary Forlorn: Fortuitously: Garrulous: Indiscernible: Pervading: Redolent: Questions: You may NOT answer with- Nothing, or any answer of that variation. Quotes must be explained- why did you choose this particular quote- what does it mean or what is the significance of it?

I learned: I want to remember: When will this character get a clue about: I wasn’t expecting or can’t believe this: I am confused about: I am angry/ happy/ shocked/ surprised/ ect. about: I wonder: 13

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This reminds me of: I wished: Quote:

Chapter 9 Directions: Define each vocabulary word. Then answer the following questions in complete sentences. Vocabulary Adventitious: Commensurate: Complacent: Deranged: Transitory: Questions: You may NOT answer with- Nothing, or any answer of that variation. Quotes must be explained- why did you choose this particular quote- what does it mean or what is the significance of it?

I learned: I want to remember: When will this character get a clue about: I wasn’t expecting or can’t believe this:

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Great Gatsby I am confused about: I am angry/ happy/ shocked/ surprised/ ect. about: I wonder: This reminds me of: I wished: Quote:

Extra Notes or Thoughts

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