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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…
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The Great Gatsby
An American novelist and short story w…
During this era, the American economy…
F. Scott Fitzgerald's most well-known…
Setting of the Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Jazz Age
The Great Gatsby
Summer of 1922 on Long Island and New York City
An American novelist and short story w…
F. Scott Fitzgerald
During this era, the American economy…
Jazz Age
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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…
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 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
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The Great Gatsby
The author of the book
Who is the narrator?
Point of view of the story
How does the narrator describe Gatsby?
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Nick Carraway
1st Person
He says Gatsby had an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic…
The author of the book
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Who is the narrator?
Nick Carraway
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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
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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 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
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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…
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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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Great Gatsby
Dr. TJ Eckleburg's eyes symbolize...
Clock/time in chapter 5 symbolize...
Green Light symbolizes...
Ash Heaps symbolize...
eyes of God; all knowing; all-seeing
time stopping for Daisy and Gatsby
Gatsby's envy of Tom and Daisy; Gatsby's love for Daisy
the poor; poverty; Industrialization of America
Dr. TJ Eckleburg's eyes symbolize...
eyes of God; all knowing; all-seeing
Clock/time in chapter 5 symbolize...
time stopping for Daisy and Gatsby
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English critics THE GREAT GATSBY
Amy Licence said Jay Gatsby
Kathleen Parkinson said they are emanc…
Kathleen said Jordan has her sexuality
Kathleen said Fitzgerald only allows
Martyr of a materialistic society
yet they depend on men
and emotions well under control and will not give way to impu…
Daisy to exist in the images men create of her
Amy Licence said Jay Gatsby
Martyr of a materialistic society
Kathleen Parkinson said they are emanc…
yet they depend on men
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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
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Great Gatsby
Where did Nick graduate from ?
When did Nick come to West Egg?
Why did he move to West Egg ?
Where are the twin villages of East Eg…
Yale
In summer of 1922
To get into bond business
Twenty miles from the New York city
Where did Nick graduate from ?
Yale
When did Nick come to West Egg?
In summer of 1922
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The Great Gatsby
The author of the book
Who is the narrator?
Point of view of the story
How does the narrator describe Gatsby?
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Nick Carraway
1st Person
He says Gatsby had an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic…
The author of the book
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Who is the narrator?
Nick Carraway
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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
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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 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
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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
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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
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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"
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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
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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,
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English - The Great Gatsby
"he borrowed somebody's best suit to g…
"cruel body"... "simple mind"
"Tom's got some woman in New York"
"I wanted the world to be uniform and…
Materialism ... Myrtle Wilson
Tom Buchanan... Negative description
Tom's affair
Nick on society
"he borrowed somebody's best suit to g…
Materialism ... Myrtle Wilson
"cruel body"... "simple mind"
Tom Buchanan... Negative description
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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 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
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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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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.
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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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The Great Gatsby
Nick Carraway
Tom Buchanan
Daisy Fay Buchanan
Jay Gatsby
The narrator and moral arbiter of The Great Gatsby
represents the brutality and moral carelessness of he establi…
Nick's distant cousin and Tom's wife. She is the "Golden Girl…
Both a racketeer and a romantic idealist, he devotes his life…
Nick Carraway
The narrator and moral arbiter of The Great Gatsby
Tom Buchanan
represents the brutality and moral carelessness of he establi…
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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
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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Great Gatsby
transcendent
incessant
credulity
cynical
beyond or above the range of normal or merely physical human…
of something regarded as unpleasant) continuing without pause…
a tendency to be too ready to believe that something is real…
believing that people are motivated by self-interest; distrus…
transcendent
beyond or above the range of normal or merely physical human…
incessant
of something regarded as unpleasant) continuing without pause…
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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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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…
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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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Great Gatsby
Sportswoman
Nick's mysterious neighbor
Myrtle's husband
Nick's old college classmate
Jordan Baker
Jay Gatsby
George Wilson
Tom
Sportswoman
Jordan Baker
Nick's mysterious neighbor
Jay Gatsby
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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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The Great Gatsby - English Midterms
James Gatz (Gatsby)
Daisy Buchanan
Nick Carraway
Myrtle Wilson
...
...
...
...
James Gatz (Gatsby)
...
Daisy Buchanan
...
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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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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.
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?
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The Great Gatsby
banns
deft
extemporizing
fractiousness
public announcement of intention to marry
dexterous, skillful
speaking on the spur of the moment without preparation
quarrelsomeness
banns
public announcement of intention to marry
deft
dexterous, skillful
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The Great Gatsby
vulnerable
reserved
opulent
supercilious
At risk to physical or emotional attack or harm.(persuasion,…
Slow to reveal emotion or opinions ... Synonyms: private; quiet…
Having or displaying wealth or richness. ... Synonyms: luxuriou…
Behaving as one who thinks that they are superior to others…
vulnerable
At risk to physical or emotional attack or harm.(persuasion,…
reserved
Slow to reveal emotion or opinions ... Synonyms: private; quiet…
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The Great Gatsby
How does Nick describe himself at the…
How does Nick describe Tom Buchanan?
Who is Jordan Baker?
What is Gatsby doing when Nick first s…
Nick begins the story by telling us that he does not pass jud…
Nick describes Tom as enormously wealthy, violent, forceful,…
Jordan is described as the "balancing girl" - the girl Nick o…
Gatsby's reaching out towards something, staring at a green l…
How does Nick describe himself at the…
Nick begins the story by telling us that he does not pass jud…
How does Nick describe Tom Buchanan?
Nick describes Tom as enormously wealthy, violent, forceful,…
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English vocab The Great Gatsby
Privy
Feigned
Mar
Epigram
Personal, private
Pretend; to give false appearance of
Spoil, injure, impair, blemish
A short witty poem or saying
Privy
Personal, private
Feigned
Pretend; to give false appearance of
50 terms
The Great Gatsby
1925
A notorious underworld figure involved…
A boarder who lives in Gatsby's house
Yale
When was The Great Gatsby published?
Who is Meyer Wolfsheim?
Who is Ewing Klipspringer?
Where did Nick Carraway attend school?
1925
When was The Great Gatsby published?
A notorious underworld figure involved…
Who is Meyer Wolfsheim?
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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English The Great Gatsby Vocab
Languid
Immoderate
Hauteur
Homogenous
Adjective
Adjective
Noun
Adjective
Languid
Adjective
Immoderate
Adjective
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