Quiz, The Great Gatsby - David Beard

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Quiz, The Great Gatsby. Objective Section: Answer all of the following questions in sentence format. • Who is Meyer Wolfsheim? (10pts). • Why, in Nick's physical ...

Quiz, The Great Gatsby Objective Section: Answer all of the following questions in sentence format. • Who is Meyer Wolfsheim? (10pts) •

Why, in Nick’s physical description of him, is his nose emphasized? (10pts)



Where does Wolfsheim say Gatsby went to school? (Spelling is important; 10pts)



What is Wolfsheim’s connection with baseball? (10pts)



Why does Gatsby’s friendship with Wolfsheim paint Gatsby and his riches with a black mark? (10 pts

Extra Credit (+5) List at least four characters with broken, damaged, or otherwise faulty noses. Then, reply to the following claim: • The poor and the non-white in The Great Gatsby are marked as different from the rich, even down to the level of their nose. If you agree, explain why. If you disagree, explain why. Essay Section: Answer one of the following two questions in essay format, with a coherent introduction previewing the structure of the essay, specific evidence, and a solid conclusion. • What is Love, in The Great Gatsby? Pick 2-3 characters in The Great Gatsby, define the love that exists between them, and explain how their love contributes to a broader message about what love is in The Great Gatsby. •

What is the difference between being poor and being of a different race in The Great Gatsby? Look at places where characters in the Eggs talk about people of different classes or races (or noses – wink). What similarities do you see? What differences? Explain how what you see influences what we have always called “The American Dream”?