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English 11B Great Gatsby Vocab
Supercilious
Contiguous
Vacuous
Surmise
Showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one view…
Connecting w/o a break; uninterrupted
Lacking in ideas or intelligence
To infer from incomplete evidence
Supercilious
Showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one view…
Contiguous
Connecting w/o a break; uninterrupted
Unit 1: The Great Gatsby English 11B Vocab
Feigned
Levity
Riotous
Teutonic
not genuine or real
the lack of seriousness
very exciting, fun, or full of energy
12th century Polish threat to Russia. They came from the West…
Feigned
not genuine or real
Levity
the lack of seriousness
English Great Gatsby Quotes
Nick Carraway's father
Nick Carraway
Nick Carraway
Nick Carraway
"Whenever you feel like criticizing any one, just remember th…
"I'm inclined to reserve all judgements, a habit that has ope…
"Reserving judgements is a matter of infinite hope"
"A sense of the fundamental decencies is parcelled out unequa…
Nick Carraway's father
"Whenever you feel like criticizing any one, just remember th…
Nick Carraway
"I'm inclined to reserve all judgements, a habit that has ope…
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English Great Gatsby Quotes
Nick Carraway's father
Nick Carraway
Nick Carraway
Nick Carraway
"Whenever you feel like criticizing any one, just remember th…
"I'm inclined to reserve all judgements, a habit that has ope…
"Reserving judgements is a matter of infinite hope"
"A sense of the fundamental decencies is parcelled out unequa…
Nick Carraway's father
"Whenever you feel like criticizing any one, just remember th…
Nick Carraway
"I'm inclined to reserve all judgements, a habit that has ope…
20 terms
English Great Gatsby Quiz
Elated
Compelled
Unobtrusive
Extemporaneously
Overjoyed, ecstatic, jubilant
Obligated, drawn to
Non-distracting, under the radar, stealthy, subtle
Improv, on the spot, spontaneous
Elated
Overjoyed, ecstatic, jubilant
Compelled
Obligated, drawn to
English Vocabulary: The Great Gatsby
Supercilious
Reciprocal
Languid
Fervent
arrogant, superior to others, cocky
mutal feeling between two people
lacking energy, weak
passionate intensity or enthusiasm
Supercilious
arrogant, superior to others, cocky
Reciprocal
mutal feeling between two people
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English Great Gatsby
Nick
Tom
Daisy
Jay Gatsby
Daisy's cousin once removed.
Wealthy and arrogant. Old money. Had an affair with Myrtle bu…
Voice is full of money according to Gatsby. Married to Tom bu…
From New money. Bootlegger.
Nick
Daisy's cousin once removed.
Tom
Wealthy and arrogant. Old money. Had an affair with Myrtle bu…
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english the great Gatsby
what was nick inclined to do because o…
according to nick, Gatsby was a man wi…
where did nick get his moral tradition…
what did the green light across the ba…
reserve judgment
hope
the midwest
to keep hoping for his dream and to go forward with his plan
what was nick inclined to do because o…
reserve judgment
according to nick, Gatsby was a man wi…
hope
ENGLISH GREAT GATSBY VOCAB
Incredulous
Conscientious
Reciprocal
Supercilious
unwilling or unable to believe in something
wanting to do what's right
Given, felt or done in return
behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
Incredulous
unwilling or unable to believe in something
Conscientious
wanting to do what's right
22 terms
The Great Gatsby Honors English 10
Feign
Supercilious
Ostentatious
Mar
to pretend; to imitate deceptively
having or showing arrogant superiority
characterized by vulgar or pretentious display; designed to i…
to impair the appearance of; disfigure
Feign
to pretend; to imitate deceptively
Supercilious
having or showing arrogant superiority
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The Great Gatsby for the English Midterm
Hoe does the Narrator describe Gatsby?
is new money and "less fashionable, wh…
The narrator tells the reader that he…
Nick looks back at his time spent in W…
He says Gatsby had an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic…
West Egg is new money and "less fashionable, while East Egg i…
He doesn't judge people unless he really know them. It is not…
No - Gatsby turned out all right in the end; it is what preye…
Hoe does the Narrator describe Gatsby?
He says Gatsby had an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic…
is new money and "less fashionable, wh…
West Egg is new money and "less fashionable, while East Egg i…
english great gatsby
nick caraway
daisy bucanan
tom bucanan
murtle
narrator- observer, cousin to daisy, lives next to gatsby
married to tom, nice, genuin, best friend to jordan
married to daisy, cheating on her, hypocrite, rude
toms mistress, married a poor man, thinks she diserves more
nick caraway
narrator- observer, cousin to daisy, lives next to gatsby
daisy bucanan
married to tom, nice, genuin, best friend to jordan
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The Great Gatsby Vocab-English
Valor
Apathetic
Formidable
Supercilious
Heroic bravery (verb/noun)
Not interested or concerned (adjective)
Of great strength (adjective)
Having or showing arrogant superiority (adjective)
Valor
Heroic bravery (verb/noun)
Apathetic
Not interested or concerned (adjective)
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English Vocab The great Gatsby
haute
privy
profound
jaunty
fashionable; high class
privately knowing
deep
easy and sprightly in manner or bearing
haute
fashionable; high class
privy
privately knowing
english: the great gatsby
woodrow wilson
warren harding
calvin coolidge
keys to boom
president: 1913-1921
president: 1921-1923 ... -died of a heart attack
president: 1923-1929
technological progress an d increased consumer demand
woodrow wilson
president: 1913-1921
warren harding
president: 1921-1923 ... -died of a heart attack
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English The Great Gatsby Vocabulary
adventitious
commensurate
contiguous
deft
accidental
equal
adjacent
skillful
adventitious
accidental
commensurate
equal
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English- The Great Gatsby Terms
unreliable narrator
imagery
paradox
symbolism
a narrator whose credibility has been seriously compromised;…
visually descriptive or figurative language; colors
a statement that contradicts itself and still seems true some…
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities; the green…
unreliable narrator
a narrator whose credibility has been seriously compromised;…
imagery
visually descriptive or figurative language; colors
English- The Great Gatsby
Simple Sentence
Symbol
Dramatic Irony
Verbal Irony
1: sentence consisting of one clause
1: something that represents another thing
1: irony that is inherent in speeches or a situation of a dra…
1.... irony in which a person says or writes one thing and means…
Simple Sentence
1: sentence consisting of one clause
Symbol
1: something that represents another thing
The Great Gatsby-Sophomore English
Levity
Reproach
Supercilious
Deft
Lightness of mind, character, behavior
To find fault with
Haughtily disdainful or contemptuous
Dexterous
Levity
Lightness of mind, character, behavior
Reproach
To find fault with
English Vocab The Great Gatsby
abortive
fractiousness
languidly
extemporizing
(adj) fruitless, unsuccessful
(noun) tendency to be troublesome, disobedient
(adverb) lacking force or quickness of movement
(verb) improvising
abortive
(adj) fruitless, unsuccessful
fractiousness
(noun) tendency to be troublesome, disobedient
English Vocab "The Great Gatsby"
Apathetic (adj.)
Clad (adj.)
Conscientious (adj.)
Cower (v.)
Indifferent, disinterested, uncaring, lacking effort
Dressed, covered
Showing care, attention, and industriousness in carrying out…
To cringe or move backward defensively in fear
Apathetic (adj.)
Indifferent, disinterested, uncaring, lacking effort
Clad (adj.)
Dressed, covered
English Vocabulary- The Great Gatsby
amorphous
combustion
complacent
corpulent
adj- lacking definite form
noun-process of burning something
adj- showing smug/uncritical satisfaction w oneself or one's…
adj- fat/obese
amorphous
adj- lacking definite form
combustion
noun-process of burning something
English The Great Gatsby
Addenda
Aesthetic
Amorphous
Fractiousness
Noun; Something added, especially to the end of a book.
Adj; Of or relating to beauty or the beautiful.
Adj; Shapeless, with no definitive form.
Noun; Troublesome or unruly.
Addenda
Noun; Something added, especially to the end of a book.
Aesthetic
Adj; Of or relating to beauty or the beautiful.
25 terms
English "The Great Gatsby" vocabularies
Morals
Dilettant
Sophistication
Feign
Religious/social rules, without sin
Beginner
Having class
Pretend or fake
Morals
Religious/social rules, without sin
Dilettant
Beginner
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English Vocab The Great Gatsby
Feign
Transcendent
Prodigal
Homogeneity
false appearance
surpassing all others of the same kind
extravagantly wasteful
the state or quality of being uniform
Feign
false appearance
Transcendent
surpassing all others of the same kind
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English - Vocab - The Great Gatsby
obtuse
acute
settee
banns
- an angle that is bigger than 90 degrees... - dull, not smart
- an angle that is less than 90 degrees... - smart, sharp
- synonym for sofa (3 seats)... - synonym for loveseat (2 seats)
something that is published to announce an engagement
obtuse
- an angle that is bigger than 90 degrees... - dull, not smart
acute
- an angle that is less than 90 degrees... - smart, sharp
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Great Gatsby Test- English
Who is Nick Carraway?
Who is Daisy Buchanan?
Who is Tom Buchanan?
Who is Jay Gatsby?
the narrator, stays moral throughout novel
Nick's cousin, Tom's wife, and Gatsby is in love with her,
Daisy's husband who is very arrogant
poor boy who lived in North Dakota and then became rich, reac…
Who is Nick Carraway?
the narrator, stays moral throughout novel
Who is Daisy Buchanan?
Nick's cousin, Tom's wife, and Gatsby is in love with her,
English - The Great Gatsby Vocabulary
supercilious
Reciprocal
Languid
fervent
(adj.) having or showing disdain, superiority, cocky
(adj.) shared, mutual, both sides agree
(adj) weak, lacking energy
(adj.) passionate, enthusiasm, warmth and intensity of spirit
supercilious
(adj.) having or showing disdain, superiority, cocky
Reciprocal
(adj.) shared, mutual, both sides agree
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English Vocab (The Great Gatsby)
Privy
Supercilious
Fractiousness
Languidly
sharing Knowledge
beleaving one is superior to others
hard to manage
very slow and relaxed
Privy
sharing Knowledge
Supercilious
beleaving one is superior to others
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Honors English: The Great Gatsby
Diction
Tone
Dynamic Character
Static Character
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing.
the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writin…
a literary or dramatic character who undergoes an important i…
.. a literary or dramatic character who undergoes little or n…
Diction
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing.
Tone
the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writin…
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English Russell The Great Gatsby
Why was the start of the 20th century…
Who is Scott named after
Why did F. Scott's first love, "a gold…
Describe Fitzgerald's experience at Pr…
1. industrial revolution gave way to the modern era... 2. transp…
Francis Scott Key who wrote the "Star Spangled Banner"
Her name was Geneva King. Her father told him that "poor boys…
He saw himself as the "Big Man" on campus. ... He tried out for…
Why was the start of the 20th century…
1. industrial revolution gave way to the modern era... 2. transp…
Who is Scott named after
Francis Scott Key who wrote the "Star Spangled Banner"
28 terms
English: The Great Gatsby
Jay Gatsby
Nick Carraway
Daisy Buchanan
Tom Buchanan
• Self- made man... • Lives next door to Nick Carraway, narrato…
• Narrator... • Gatsby's Neighbor ... • Daisy's Cousin... • Mid-wes…
• Nick's Cousin... • Gatsby's Ex-girlfriend... • Married to Tom B…
• Married to Daisy... • Classmate of Nick's at Yale... • Old Mone…
Jay Gatsby
• Self- made man... • Lives next door to Nick Carraway, narrato…
Nick Carraway
• Narrator... • Gatsby's Neighbor ... • Daisy's Cousin... • Mid-wes…
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English Exam(The Great Gatsby)
Who is the author?
Who is the narrator?
What two areas are where the character…
How would you describe Tom Buchanan's…
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Nick Carraway
East Egg and West Egg
Aggresive, condescending , arrogant
Who is the author?
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Who is the narrator?
Nick Carraway
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English Final - The Great Gatsby
What makes Nick's personality perfect…
What makes Nick a flawed narrarator?
Example where the author shows the wea…
What is Fitzgerald trying to say about…
Nick is non-judgmental
He doesn't know Gatsby's background
Most party guests aren't invited yet they trash Gatsby's hous…
It is impossible to achieve
What makes Nick's personality perfect…
Nick is non-judgmental
What makes Nick a flawed narrarator?
He doesn't know Gatsby's background
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English The Great Gatsby test
What are three significant considerati…
what personal characteristics of Nick…
What characters are introduced at the…
describe our first encounter with the…
1. How involved will he be in the action... 2. how objective can…
1. he is sensitive to "fundamental decencies" of human kindne…
Tom Buchanan- classmate of nicks @ Yale; he is extremely weal…
Gatsby's alone on the beach behind his house, and he appears…
What are three significant considerati…
1. How involved will he be in the action... 2. how objective can…
what personal characteristics of Nick…
1. he is sensitive to "fundamental decencies" of human kindne…
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English III The Great Gatsby
reciprocal
wan
languid
extemporize
given or felt by each toward the other; mutual
1. of an unnatural or sickly pallor; pallid; lacking color... 2.…
lacking in spirit or interest; listless; indifferent
to speak without special advance preparation; to improvise
reciprocal
given or felt by each toward the other; mutual
wan
1. of an unnatural or sickly pallor; pallid; lacking color... 2.…
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English 3- The Great Gatsby Quotes
"They're a rotten crowd... You're wort…
"I've got a nice place here."
"He came alive to me, delivered sudden…
"There are only the pursued, the pursu…
Nick
Tom
Gatsby
Nick
"They're a rotten crowd... You're wort…
Nick
"I've got a nice place here."
Tom
The Great Gatsby - English 10
Green
Oxford
James Gatz
Daisy's cousin
What color was the light across the bay that Gatsby always st…
What school did Gatsby claim to attend?
What was Gatsby's real name?
What was the narrator's relationship to the Buchanans?
Green
What color was the light across the bay that Gatsby always st…
Oxford
What school did Gatsby claim to attend?
English - Great Gatsby
Symbolism - Green Light
Symbolism - TJ Eckleburg
Symbolism - East and West Egg
Turning Point
Stands for all Gatsby's longings and wants.... Gatsby's longing…
The eyes offer judgment on the characters as all the actions…
East Egg is more refined whereas West Egg doesn't have any re…
Daisy is unable to leave Tom as she needs the security of his…
Symbolism - Green Light
Stands for all Gatsby's longings and wants.... Gatsby's longing…
Symbolism - TJ Eckleburg
The eyes offer judgment on the characters as all the actions…
61 terms
The Great Gatsby English 3
Describe Gatsby
Who lives in the East Egg?
Who is the narrator of The Great Gatsby?
Who are George and Myrtle Wilson?
g.
Tom and Daisy live in the East Egg.
The narrator is Nick Carraway.
George owns a garage in the Valley of Ashes. Myrtle is his wi…
Describe Gatsby
g.
Who lives in the East Egg?
Tom and Daisy live in the East Egg.
English vocab the great Gatsby
Apathetic
Transcend
Oculist
Pastoral
Not interested or concerned
Be or go beyond range or limits
An ophthalmologist
Relating to an idealized natural setting
Apathetic
Not interested or concerned
Transcend
Be or go beyond range or limits
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English the great gatsby
Jay Gatsby/James Gatz
Nick Carraway
Catherine
Daisy Buchanan
Wealthy/Nick's neighbor
Narrator/friend of Gatsby
Myrtle's sister
Nick's cousin/Gatsby's love
Jay Gatsby/James Gatz
Wealthy/Nick's neighbor
Nick Carraway
Narrator/friend of Gatsby
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The Great Gatsby English Vocab
Levity
Plagaristic
Extemporize
Peremptory
noun: lightness, inconstancy, lack of weight, funniness, bouy…
adj: plagarism, noun: derivative, secondary, borrowed; ANT: i…
verb: to perform with little or no practice; improvise; ANT:…
adj: imperative, urgent, dictatorial; ANT: democratic, object…
Levity
noun: lightness, inconstancy, lack of weight, funniness, bouy…
Plagaristic
adj: plagarism, noun: derivative, secondary, borrowed; ANT: i…
English Vocab: The Great Gatsby
Fractiousness
Incredulously
Contemptuously
Languidly
Irritable and likely to complain or misbehave; grouchy
Unable or unwilling to believe something or completely unconv…
Feeling, expressing, or demonstrating a strong dislike or utt…
Lacking vigor and energy; lazily
Fractiousness
Irritable and likely to complain or misbehave; grouchy
Incredulously
Unable or unwilling to believe something or completely unconv…
30 terms
English: The Great Gatsby vocab
Levity
Reproach
Supercilious
Fractious
(Noun). Lifhtness of mind character or behavior. Humor. Remar…
(Verb. Noun). To find fault with. Blame. Disapproval
(Adj). Haughty. Disdainful. Arrogant. Condescending
(Adj). Readily angered. Peevish. Irritable. Unruly
Levity
(Noun). Lifhtness of mind character or behavior. Humor. Remar…
Reproach
(Verb. Noun). To find fault with. Blame. Disapproval
English Vocab The Great Gatsby
fegin
supercilious
conscientious
incredulous
verb: to imitate deceptively
adjective: having or showing arrogant superiority
adjective: meticulous; careful
adjective: indicating or showing disbelief
fegin
verb: to imitate deceptively
supercilious
adjective: having or showing arrogant superiority
English The Great Gatsby Vocab
Languid
Immoderate
Hauteur
Homogenous
Adjective
Adjective
Noun
Adjective
Languid
Adjective
Immoderate
Adjective
English the great gatsby vocab
apathetic
discreet
immoderate
languid
(adj) showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
(adj) careful in ones speech or actions, especially to avoid…
(adj) not sensible or restrained, excessive
(adj) displaying or having a disinclination for physical acti…
apathetic
(adj) showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern
discreet
(adj) careful in ones speech or actions, especially to avoid…
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English 'The Great Gatsby' Vocab
Feigned
Effeminate
Supercilious
Infinitesimal
to give a false appearance or pretend
having feminine qualities not typical of a man
patronizingly proud, arrogant
immeasurably or incalculably samll
Feigned
to give a false appearance or pretend
Effeminate
having feminine qualities not typical of a man
English The Great Gatsby
Gaudy
Asunder
Harlequin
Echolalia
Bright and showy in an unattractive or tacky manner
to be in pieces or divided
a mute character in traditional pantomime, typically masked a…
repetition of words spoken by another
Gaudy
Bright and showy in an unattractive or tacky manner
Asunder
to be in pieces or divided
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