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American Literature - The Great Gatsby
abortive
conferred
conviction
elation
short lived, not dwelled upon
grant or bestowed
firmly held belief or opinion
great happiness and exhilaration
abortive
short lived, not dwelled upon
conferred
grant or bestowed
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American Literature: The Great Gatsby
Chapter 1 ... How does Nick know Tom, Dai…
Why is Daisy so upset and in tears whe…
Chapter 2... What is the valley of the as…
How is it symbolic in the novel?
Nick went to college at Yale with Tom, Daisy is Nick's second…
She doesn't want her daughter to have the same life as Daisy…
The area where the working class people live. Got its name be…
It symbolizes the social decay that results from the pursuit…
Chapter 1 ... How does Nick know Tom, Dai…
Nick went to college at Yale with Tom, Daisy is Nick's second…
Why is Daisy so upset and in tears whe…
She doesn't want her daughter to have the same life as Daisy…
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American Literature--The Great Gatsby Vocabulary
Feign (ed)
Supercilious
Desolate
Incredulous
(V.) To invent fictitiously or deceptively, as a story or an…
(Adj.) Displaying arrogant pride, scorn, or indifference.
(Adj.) Deprived or destitute of inhabitants; deserted; uninha…
(Adj.) Indicating or showing disbelief; skeptical.
Feign (ed)
(V.) To invent fictitiously or deceptively, as a story or an…
Supercilious
(Adj.) Displaying arrogant pride, scorn, or indifference.
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English 11 American Literature The Great Gatsby Review
Owl eyes
Wilson
Wolfshiem
Tom Buchanan
"I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might…
"God knows what you've been doing... You may fool me, but you…
"let us learn to show friendship for a man when he is alive a…
"Civilization's going to pieces... It's up to us, who are the…
Owl eyes
"I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might…
Wilson
"God knows what you've been doing... You may fool me, but you…
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American Literature--The Great Gatsby Vocabulary
Feign (ed)
Supercilious
Desolate
Incredulous
(V.) To invent fictitiously or deceptively, as a story or an…
(Adj.) Displaying arrogant pride, scorn, or indifference.
(Adj.) Deprived or destitute of inhabitants; deserted; uninha…
(Adj.) Indicating or showing disbelief; skeptical.
Feign (ed)
(V.) To invent fictitiously or deceptively, as a story or an…
Supercilious
(Adj.) Displaying arrogant pride, scorn, or indifference.
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American Literature H - The Great Gatsby
commensurate
complacency
contemptuous
elude
(adj.) equal or similar to something in size, amount or degre…
(n.) a feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, especiall…
(adj.) showing disdain, scorn, or strong dislike
(v.) to avoid or escape something by being quick or clever; t…
commensurate
(adj.) equal or similar to something in size, amount or degre…
complacency
(n.) a feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, especiall…
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The Great Gatsby Vocabulary WBCS American Literature
feign
supercilious
conscientious
incredulous
to pretend
Behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
diligent and careful
Disbelieving, skeptical
feign
to pretend
supercilious
Behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
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American Literature Final Exam: The Great Gatsby Test
Who narrates the novel?
The Great Gatsby was published in 1925…
Which egg has the most beautiful mansi…
Which egg does Gatsby live in among "n…
Nick Carraway
The Jazz Age
East Egg
West Egg
Who narrates the novel?
Nick Carraway
The Great Gatsby was published in 1925…
The Jazz Age
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american literature great gatsby vocab
feign
supercilious
complacent
languidly
to pretend
arrogant
self-satisfied
in a listless, spiritless, indifferent manner
feign
to pretend
supercilious
arrogant
Great Gatsby Vocabulary American Literature
feign
mar
parcel
privy
to fake
to destroy
to divide into parts and distribute
to share a secret
feign
to fake
mar
to destroy
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American Literature S2 Exam: The Great Gatsby
Who has been in love with Daisy for ye…
Whom does Nick Carraway date? What doe…
Who kills Myrtle Wilson? How? Why?
Who kills Gatsby? How? Why?
Jay Gatsby (previously dated before the war)
Jordan Baker, she is a pro golfer and like the other girls at…
Daisy, Myrtle sees the car and thinks it is Tom so she runs o…
George Wilson, shoots him while he is in his pool, kills him…
Who has been in love with Daisy for ye…
Jay Gatsby (previously dated before the war)
Whom does Nick Carraway date? What doe…
Jordan Baker, she is a pro golfer and like the other girls at…
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Great Gatsby- American Literature- Lund
Feign
supercilious
Conscientious
Incredulous
pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury).
behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
wishing to do what is right, especially to do one's work or d…
(of a person or their manner) unwilling or unable to believe…
Feign
pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury).
supercilious
behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
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American Literature (The Great Gatsby) Vocab Words
Supercilious
Fractious
Languid
Contiguous
Feeling or showing haughty disdain
Inclined to make trouble; cranky
Lacking energy; weak; Showing little or no emotion; Slow
Sharing an edge or boundary; touching; connecting without a b…
Supercilious
Feeling or showing haughty disdain
Fractious
Inclined to make trouble; cranky
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ACCEL American Literature: The Background for The Great Gatsby
When was The Great Gatsby published?
Nick Carway is from where, and where d…
Who wrote The Great Gatsby?
What is Fitzgerald's story?
1925
Minnesota; New York
F. Scott Fitzgerald
He falls in love with a beauty lady named Zelda while he was…
When was The Great Gatsby published?
1925
Nick Carway is from where, and where d…
Minnesota; New York
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American Literature: The Great Gatsby Vocabulary- ALL
Suppress:
Defunct:
Laud:
Reverie:
To repress
No longer existing or functioning; dead
Praise or honor
A daydream or meditation
Suppress:
To repress
Defunct:
No longer existing or functioning; dead
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English 11 American Literature The Great Gatsby Review
"I've been drunk for about a week now,…
"God knows what you've been doing... Y…
"let us learn to show friendship for a…
"Civilization's going to pieces... It'…
Owl eyes
Wilson
Wolfshiem
Tom Buchanan
"I've been drunk for about a week now,…
Owl eyes
"God knows what you've been doing... Y…
Wilson
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American Literature: The Great Gatsby Vocabulary Set A
Irreverent
Portentous
Abrupt
Indiscernible
Lack of respect for people and things.
Threatening, Menacing, foreboding.
Sudden or unexpected
Impossible to see or clearly distinguish
Irreverent
Lack of respect for people and things.
Portentous
Threatening, Menacing, foreboding.
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Modern American Literature - The Great Gatsby (copy)
What is the name of the main character…
In what war has he served? (Ch. 1)
He lived in the ____. (Ch. 1)
He has now moved to ____. (Ch. 1)
Nick Carraway (narrator- wholesome person-truth)... Jay Gatsby (…
The Great War- WW1
Middle West (Minnesota)
East Egg (New York)
What is the name of the main character…
Nick Carraway (narrator- wholesome person-truth)... Jay Gatsby (…
In what war has he served? (Ch. 1)
The Great War- WW1
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English 11 American Literature The Great Gatsby Review
What was the advice given to Nick by h…
How is West Egg different from East Egg?
If you were going to pick one color to…
We find out that Tom has "some woman i…
Not to judge others. Not everyone has had the same fortune as…
West Egg is new money and East Egg is old money.
Probably white, maybe yellow. Money runs her life.
We find out that Jordan Baker is a drama queen, a gossip.
What was the advice given to Nick by h…
Not to judge others. Not everyone has had the same fortune as…
How is West Egg different from East Egg?
West Egg is new money and East Egg is old money.
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American Literature S2 Exam: The Great Gatsby
Who has been in love with Daisy for ye…
Whom does Nick Carraway date? What doe…
Who kills Myrtle Wilson? How? Why?
Who kills Gatsby? How? Why?
Jay Gatsby (previously dated before the war)
Jordan Baker, she is a pro golfer and like the other girls at…
Daisy, Myrtle sees the car and thinks it is Tom so she runs o…
George Wilson, shoots him while he is in his pool, kills him…
Who has been in love with Daisy for ye…
Jay Gatsby (previously dated before the war)
Whom does Nick Carraway date? What doe…
Jordan Baker, she is a pro golfer and like the other girls at…
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American Literature S2 Exam: The Great Gatsby
Who has been in love with Daisy for ye…
Whom does Nick Carraway date? What doe…
Who kills Myrtle Wilson? How? Why?
Who kills Gatsby? How? Why?
Jay Gatsby (previously dated before the war)
Jordan Baker, she is a pro golfer and like the other girls at…
Daisy, Myrtle sees the car and thinks it is Tom so she runs o…
George Wilson, shoots him while he is in his pool, kills him…
Who has been in love with Daisy for ye…
Jay Gatsby (previously dated before the war)
Whom does Nick Carraway date? What doe…
Jordan Baker, she is a pro golfer and like the other girls at…
22 terms
American Literature S2 Exam: The Great Gatsby
Who has been in love with Daisy for ye…
Whom does Nick Carraway date? What doe…
Who kills Myrtle Wilson? How? Why?
Who kills Gatsby? How? Why?
Jay Gatsby (previously dated before the war)
Jordan Baker, she is a pro golfer and like the other girls at…
Daisy, Myrtle sees the car and thinks it is Tom so she runs o…
George Wilson, shoots him while he is in his pool, kills him…
Who has been in love with Daisy for ye…
Jay Gatsby (previously dated before the war)
Whom does Nick Carraway date? What doe…
Jordan Baker, she is a pro golfer and like the other girls at…
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American Literature(Crucible, Scarlet Letter, Great Gatsby)
What is a thesis sentence
What is a topic sentence?
What are transitions/transition words?
What is a theocracy?
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
Words that help a paragraph and an essay flow by easing the w…
When the church and state are connecter/one and the same
What is a thesis sentence
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
What is a topic sentence?
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
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American Literature - Great Gatsby Vocab #26-51
incessant
lethargic
malevolence
nebulous
constant
dragging/no energy
bad behavior
not clear/abstract-only
incessant
constant
lethargic
dragging/no energy
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American Literature - Great Gatsby Vocab #1-25
alacrity
amorphous
arduous
benevolence
(noun) enthusiasm
(adj) changing
(adj) difficult
(adj) kind/giving
alacrity
(noun) enthusiasm
amorphous
(adj) changing
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Literature-Charaters-The Great Gatsby
Jay Gatsby (James Gatz)
Nick Carraway
Tom Buchanan
Daisy Fay Buchanan
Was born poor in South Dakota. Developed a self-improvement p…
He is the narrator of The Great Gatsby; he is also a characte…
He is the husband of Daisy Fay Buchanan. He is very wealthy,…
She was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and her favorite color…
Jay Gatsby (James Gatz)
Was born poor in South Dakota. Developed a self-improvement p…
Nick Carraway
He is the narrator of The Great Gatsby; he is also a characte…
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American Literature Great Gatsby Unit 7
Babbled
Portentous
Clamorously
Dejection
Talked freely and foolishly
Extraordinary
Noisily
Depression, lowness of spirits
Babbled
Talked freely and foolishly
Portentous
Extraordinary
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Unit 12 vocabulary great gatsby american literature
Adventitious
Angular
Benediction
Commensurate
: (adj) Arising from an external cause or factor; not inheren…
: (adj) Having, forming, or consisting of an angle or angles;…
: (n) A blessing; an invocation of divine blessing, usually a…
: (adj) Of the same size, extent, or duration as another. SYN…
Adventitious
: (adj) Arising from an external cause or factor; not inheren…
Angular
: (adj) Having, forming, or consisting of an angle or angles;…
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American Literature Great Gatsby Unit 2
Compulsion
Desolate
Deft
Incredulously
An inward irresistible urge
Sad
Skillful
Skeptically, not really believing
Compulsion
An inward irresistible urge
Desolate
Sad
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American Literature Great Gatsby Unit 3
Obscure
Anemic
Indeterminate
Incessant
Remote, hidden, or unknown
Pale, sickly
Uncertain, unknown
Constant, continuing
Obscure
Remote, hidden, or unknown
Anemic
Pale, sickly
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American Literature Great Gatsby Unit 6
Lethargic
Euphemisms
Dilatory
Obliterated
Apathetic, lazy
Agreeable words used for offensive ones
Tending to cause delay
Destroyed completely
Lethargic
Apathetic, lazy
Euphemisms
Agreeable words used for offensive ones
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American Literature Great Gatsby Unit 5
Unfathomable
Elongating
Scrutinized
Ecstatic
Difficult to understand or comprehend
Extending, stretching out
Studied carefully
Extremely happy
Unfathomable
Difficult to understand or comprehend
Elongating
Extending, stretching out
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American Literature Great Gatsby Unit 4
Innuendo
Prodigality
Melancholy
Ascertain
Hint, insinuation
Waste
Depression, gloominess
To verify or prove
Innuendo
Hint, insinuation
Prodigality
Waste
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American literature great gatsby unit 11
Affront
Bewilderment
Colossal
Confound
: (v) To insult intentionally, especially openly. SYN: provok…
: (n) The condition of being confused or disoriented. SYN: co…
: (adj) Of great size, extent, or amount; immense; of great s…
: (v) To cause to become confused or perplexed. SYN: baffle,…
Affront
: (v) To insult intentionally, especially openly. SYN: provok…
Bewilderment
: (n) The condition of being confused or disoriented. SYN: co…
84 terms
American Literature(Crucible, Scarlet Letter, Great Gatsby)
What is a thesis sentence
What is a topic sentence?
What are transitions/transition words?
What is a theocracy?
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
Words that help a paragraph and an essay flow by easing the w…
When the church and state are connecter/one and the same
What is a thesis sentence
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
What is a topic sentence?
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
84 terms
American Literature(Crucible, Scarlet Letter, Great Gatsby)
What is a thesis sentence
What is a topic sentence?
What are transitions/transition words?
What is a theocracy?
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
Words that help a paragraph and an essay flow by easing the w…
When the church and state are connecter/one and the same
What is a thesis sentence
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
What is a topic sentence?
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
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ACCEL American Literature: The Great Gatsby Chapters 5 - 9 Vocabulary
Suppress:
Defunct:
Laud:
Reverie:
To repress
No longer existing or functioning; dead
Praise or honor
A daydream or meditation
Suppress:
To repress
Defunct:
No longer existing or functioning; dead
35 terms
American Literature Honors Exam: Great Gatsby portion
The narrator Nick Carraway begins the…
Nick talks most about what attractive…
Nick says that he left his hometown be…
What is Nick referring to with the exp…
Judge them
Her voice
Marrying
WW1
The narrator Nick Carraway begins the…
Judge them
Nick talks most about what attractive…
Her voice
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ACCEL American Literature: The Great Gatsby Vocabulary Chapters 1 - 4
Privy:
Feign:
Reproach:
Supercilious:
Sharing in the knowledge of something secret
To fake
To blame/ find fault with
Arrogant
Privy:
Sharing in the knowledge of something secret
Feign:
To fake
84 terms
American Literature(Crucible, Scarlet Letter, Great Gatsby)
What is a thesis sentence
What is a topic sentence?
What are transitions/transition words?
What is a theocracy?
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
Words that help a paragraph and an essay flow by easing the w…
When the church and state are connecter/one and the same
What is a thesis sentence
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
What is a topic sentence?
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
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ACCEL American Literature: The Great Gatsby Chapters 1 - 4
PoV:
What advice does the narrator's father…
What is the narrator's name, and list…
What is the name of the island the nar…
1st person
Don't criticize others because they're not as privileged; the…
Nick Caraway; ... 1. Eavesdropper... 2. Well-to-do family... 3. Gradua…
West Egg (less fashionable); it was shaped like an egg
PoV:
1st person
What advice does the narrator's father…
Don't criticize others because they're not as privileged; the…
36 terms
American Literature Honors Exam: Great Gatsby portion
The narrator Nick Carraway begins the…
Nick talks most about what attractive…
Nick says that he left his hometown be…
What is Nick referring to with the exp…
Judge them
Her voice
Marrying
WW1
The narrator Nick Carraway begins the…
Judge them
Nick talks most about what attractive…
Her voice
15 terms
Literature-Charaters-The Great Gatsby
Jay Gatsby (James Gatz)
Nick Carraway
Tom Buchanan
Daisy Fay Buchanan
He is a crook, a bootlegger who has involved himself with Mey…
He is the narrator of The Great Gatsby; he is also a characte…
He is the husband of Daisy Fay Buchanan . He is very wealthy,…
She was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and her favorite color…
Jay Gatsby (James Gatz)
He is a crook, a bootlegger who has involved himself with Mey…
Nick Carraway
He is the narrator of The Great Gatsby; he is also a characte…
85 terms
American Literature(Crucible, Scarlet Letter, Great Gatsby)
What is a thesis sentence
What is a topic sentence?
What are transitions/transition words?
What is a theocracy?
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
Words that help a paragraph and an essay flow by easing the w…
When the church and state are connecter/one and the same
What is a thesis sentence
Sentence that outlines what the essay or piece of writing is…
What is a topic sentence?
Sentence that outlines what the paragraph is about
39 terms
ACCEL American Literature: The Great Gatsby Chapters 5 - 9
Review vocabulary:
Review character ID:
What is Gatsby's mood the afternoon of…
Nick leaves Gatsby and Daisy alone to…
:-)
:-)
Very nervous; pale and sleepless
They are more comfortable, emotional, and romantic
Review vocabulary:
:-)
Review character ID:
:-)
AP Literature : The Great Gatsby
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Zeugm
Epistrophe
-Leaving out conjunctions that join sentence.
-Repetition of conjunctions that are used connected two thoug…
-Where two phrases apply to two or more of your senses.The us…
-Repetition of a word or expression at the end of successive…
Asyndeton
-Leaving out conjunctions that join sentence.
Polysyndeton
-Repetition of conjunctions that are used connected two thoug…
32 terms
Honors American Literature: Unit 8 Test Review -The Great Gatsby-
Who is the author of The Great Gatsby?
What is his full name?
Where was he born?
1913
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald
St. Paul, Minnesota
Fitzgerald enrolls at Princeton University to pursue his tale…
Who is the author of The Great Gatsby?
F. Scott Fitzgerald
What is his full name?
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald
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The Great Gatsby Literature 236
Complacency
Contemptuous
Extemporize
Peremptorily
a feeling of self-satisfaction
disdainful; scornful
to improvise; to do something without much preparation
urgently; insisting on immediate attention or obedience
Complacency
a feeling of self-satisfaction
Contemptuous
disdainful; scornful
50 terms
IGCSE-English Literature-The Great Gatsby Quotes AND ANALYSIS
"I am still a little afraid of missing…
"Whenever you feel like criticizing an…
"When I came back from the East last a…
"Only Gatsby, the man who gives his na…
Here, Nick states that money isn't the only thing that people…
Nicks use of declaratives show's us that he tries not to be j…
After the events that allowed Nick to realise that " it (his…
However, his disgust towards the attitudes people and culture…
"I am still a little afraid of missing…
Here, Nick states that money isn't the only thing that people…
"Whenever you feel like criticizing an…
Nicks use of declaratives show's us that he tries not to be j…
50 terms
AM Literature: The Great Gatsby Quotes
"I am still a little afraid of missing…
"Whenever you feel like criticizing an…
"When I came back from the East last a…
"Only Gatsby, the man who gives his na…
Here, Nick states that money isn't the only thing that people…
Nicks use of declaratives show's us that he tries not to be j…
After the events that allowed Nick to realise that " it (his…
However, his disgust towards the attitudes people and culture…
"I am still a little afraid of missing…
Here, Nick states that money isn't the only thing that people…
"Whenever you feel like criticizing an…
Nicks use of declaratives show's us that he tries not to be j…
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