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The Great Gatsby Allusions
Midas
Morgan
Mæcenas
Trimalchio
Greek legend: He wished that everything he touched would turn…
John Pierpont Morgan, an American financier, was one of the m…
A wealthy patron of the arts in ancient Rome.... o His name is c…
A character in The Satyricon. Trimalchio was famous for hosti…
Midas
Greek legend: He wished that everything he touched would turn…
Morgan
John Pierpont Morgan, an American financier, was one of the m…
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The Great Gatsby Allusions
Midas
Morgan
Mæcenas
Yale (Oxford)
o Legendary king of Phrygia (Turkey)... o Greek legend: He wishe…
o John Pierpont Morgan, an American financier, was one of the…
o A wealthy patron of the arts in ancient Rome.... o His name is…
o An ivy league college in New Haven
Midas
o Legendary king of Phrygia (Turkey)... o Greek legend: He wishe…
Morgan
o John Pierpont Morgan, an American financier, was one of the…
27 terms
The Great Gatsby Allusions
Midas
Morgan
Mæcenas
Yale (Oxford)
o Legendary king of Phrygia (Turkey)... o Greek legend: He wishe…
o John Pierpont Morgan, an American financier, was one of the…
o A wealthy patron of the arts in ancient Rome.... o His name is…
o An ivy league college in New Haven
Midas
o Legendary king of Phrygia (Turkey)... o Greek legend: He wishe…
Morgan
o John Pierpont Morgan, an American financier, was one of the…
27 terms
The Great Gatsby Allusions
Midas
Morgan
Mæcenas
Yale (Oxford)
o Legendary king of Phrygia (Turkey)... o Greek legend: He wishe…
o John Pierpont Morgan, an American financier, was one of the…
o A wealthy patron of the arts in ancient Rome.... o His name is…
o An ivy league college in New Haven
Midas
o Legendary king of Phrygia (Turkey)... o Greek legend: He wishe…
Morgan
o John Pierpont Morgan, an American financier, was one of the…
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English 11 The Great Gatsby
Feign
Reproach
Supercilious
Fractious
To put on a show; pretend; to make-up; invent: verb
To find fault with; blame: verb
Displaying arrogant pride; scorn: adjective
Irritable; unruly: adjective
Feign
To put on a show; pretend; to make-up; invent: verb
Reproach
To find fault with; blame: verb
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Great Gatsby Allusions
D'Invilliers
Dukes of Buccleuch
New Haven
Midas, Morgan, and Maecenas
Character in "this side of paradise"
Related to Nick; Scottish Royalty
City in Connecticut; Yale
Men of extreme wealth
D'Invilliers
Character in "this side of paradise"
Dukes of Buccleuch
Related to Nick; Scottish Royalty
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The Great Gatsby - Allusions
D'Invilliers
Dukes of Buccleuch
New Haven
Midas, Morgan, and Maecenas
Character from This Side of Paradise, a previous book written…
Scottish royalty
Yale University in Connecticut
very wealthy men
D'Invilliers
Character from This Side of Paradise, a previous book written…
Dukes of Buccleuch
Scottish royalty
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The Great Gatsby Allusions
Dukes of Buccleuch
Midas, Morgan and Maecenasen
Hotel de Ville in Normandy
Kaiser Wilhelm
compared to Carraway's (family is royality)
related to wealth, money, wealth, and finnance (nick)
fancy hotel ( Gatsbys House)
Prussian ruler in WW1 ( Gatsbys money source)
Dukes of Buccleuch
compared to Carraway's (family is royality)
Midas, Morgan and Maecenasen
related to wealth, money, wealth, and finnance (nick)
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Allusions The Great Gatsby
Duke of Buccleuch
American Civil War
The Great War
West Egg
Title of the Duke of Monmouth, who was the eldest illegitimat…
Civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 between the United States…
Alternative term for World War I. Global war centered in Euro…
Fictional town where the characters of The Great Gatsby live.…
Duke of Buccleuch
Title of the Duke of Monmouth, who was the eldest illegitimat…
American Civil War
Civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 between the United States…
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The Great Gatsby Allusions
Midas
Morgan
Mæcenas
Yale (Oxford)
o Legendary king of Phrygia (Turkey)... o Greek legend: He wishe…
o John Pierpont Morgan, an American financier, was one of the…
o A wealthy patron of the arts in ancient Rome.... o His name is…
o An ivy league college in New Haven
Midas
o Legendary king of Phrygia (Turkey)... o Greek legend: He wishe…
Morgan
o John Pierpont Morgan, an American financier, was one of the…
"The Great Gatsby" - Allusions
D'Invilliers
Dukes of Buccleuch
New Haven
Midas, Morgan, and Maecenas
Character from "This Side Of Paradise"
Family from Scottland, Rich Lifestyle
City in Conneticut; Yale University
"Men of Wealth"
D'Invilliers
Character from "This Side Of Paradise"
Dukes of Buccleuch
Family from Scottland, Rich Lifestyle
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ENGLISH 11: The Great Gatsby VOCAB
incredulously
supercilious
incessant
strident
(adv) skeptically
(adj) arrogant
(adj) constant
(adj) harsh
incredulously
(adv) skeptically
supercilious
(adj) arrogant
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English 11: Great Gatsby
Gaudy
Permeate
Innuendo
Vehemently
adj. brilliantly or excessively showy
v. to pass into or through every part of
n. a direct intimation about a person or thing-generally in a…
adj. zealous/ excited/passionate
Gaudy
adj. brilliantly or excessively showy
Permeate
v. to pass into or through every part of
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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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The Great Gatsby English 11 Vocab
affront
apathetic
discordant
extemporize
deliberate act or display of disrespect
showing little emotion
conflicting;tension felt between people
to sing or play an instrument(performance w/o preparing)
affront
deliberate act or display of disrespect
apathetic
showing little emotion
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English 11: The Great Gatsby Vocabulary
languid
feigned
levity
supercilious
inactive, sluggish
pretended
lack of seriousness
haughtiness in bearing and attitude, arrogance
languid
inactive, sluggish
feigned
pretended
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English 11: The Great Gatsby Vocab
Feigned
Levity
Debauchery
Supercilious
To pretend
Humor or frivolity
Excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures
Behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
Feigned
To pretend
Levity
Humor or frivolity
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English 11 Vocabulary : The Great Gatsby
Feign
Levity
Extemporize
Sumptuous
(verb) To pretend to be affected by... (adjective) feigned
(noun) humor especially in a manner lacking respect
(verb) compose, perform, or produce something
(adjective) splendid and expensive-looking... (noun) sumptuosit…
Feign
(verb) To pretend to be affected by... (adjective) feigned
Levity
(noun) humor especially in a manner lacking respect
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English 11 Great Gatsby
Defunct
Obstinate
Vestige
Colossal
No longer existing or fiction disused,unused,obselete
Stubbornly refusing one's opinion , infelexible, stubborn
A trace of something that is disappearing or no longer exist…
Extremely large huge massive, enourmas
Defunct
No longer existing or fiction disused,unused,obselete
Obstinate
Stubbornly refusing one's opinion , infelexible, stubborn
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The Great Gatsby (English 11- Cousino)
Punctilious
Disconcerting
Evasion
Insignia
Careful/perfectionist
Disturbing/alarming
Avoidance
Badge/crest
Punctilious
Careful/perfectionist
Disconcerting
Disturbing/alarming
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English 11: Great Gatsby
Asunder
Ceaseless
Colossal
Complacent
(adv) apart , into pieces
(adj) without stopping or pausing; unending
(adj) great in size, very very big
(adj) self-satisfied
Asunder
(adv) apart , into pieces
Ceaseless
(adj) without stopping or pausing; unending
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The Great Gatsby Review (English 11)
Nick Carraway's social class?
how does Nick see Gatsby?
Nick = from which college? hometown? i…
what is the significance of Nick havin…
old rich
he withholds judgment against Gatsby, G fell prey to "foul du…
Yale, Minnesota, bond salesman
he = old money, bridging the gap btwn old and new money
Nick Carraway's social class?
old rich
how does Nick see Gatsby?
he withholds judgment against Gatsby, G fell prey to "foul du…
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Great Gatsby Allusions
Then wear the gold hat, if that will m…
Midas and Morgan and Maecenas
West Egg
rotogravure
Lines of poetry-Novel's epigraph actually written by Fitzgera…
Midas was a mythical king whose touch turned items to gold.…
West Egg & East Egg considered to be Fitzgerald's versions of…
section of newspaper containing only photographs
Then wear the gold hat, if that will m…
Lines of poetry-Novel's epigraph actually written by Fitzgera…
Midas and Morgan and Maecenas
Midas was a mythical king whose touch turned items to gold.…
48 terms
Great Gatsby Allusions
D'Invilliers
Dukes of Buccleuch
New Haven
Midas, Morgan, and Maecenas
Character in "this side of paradise"
Related to Nick; Scottish Royalty
City in Connecticut; Yale
Men of extreme wealth
D'Invilliers
Character in "this side of paradise"
Dukes of Buccleuch
Related to Nick; Scottish Royalty
(Great Gatsby) Allusions
David Belasco
Gilda Gray
Kaiser Wilhelm
Coney Island
-Belasco was an American theatrical producer, director, and p…
- Gilda Gray was an actress and dancer, known particularly fo…
-Kaiser Wilhelm II was the German emperor and king World War…
-Coney Island is a peninsula in Brooklyn that is known widely…
David Belasco
-Belasco was an American theatrical producer, director, and p…
Gilda Gray
- Gilda Gray was an actress and dancer, known particularly fo…
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Great Gatsby Vocab. English 11
adventitious
amorphous
benediction
ceaselessly
(adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cau…
(adj.) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular typ…
(n.) a blessing; an utterance of good wishes.
(adv.) without stopping or pausing; unendingly; incessantly,…
adventitious
(adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cau…
amorphous
(adj.) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular typ…
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Great Gatsby Allusion Cards
Hotel de Ville | Paris City Hall | PAR…
John D Rockefeller. (n.d.). Retrieved…
Gilda Gray. (n.d.). Stars of the 1920s…
Bois de Boulogne - Public Park in Pari…
A building which acts as administration headquarters and the…
Head of the Standard Oil Company, he was one of the world's r…
A silent film protagonist born in Poland, Gilda became very p…
A large public park located near Paris created under the rule…
Hotel de Ville | Paris City Hall | PAR…
A building which acts as administration headquarters and the…
John D Rockefeller. (n.d.). Retrieved…
Head of the Standard Oil Company, he was one of the world's r…
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Honors English 11 The Great Gatsby C
Bizarre (adj)
Circumstantial (adj)
Extinguished (v)
Obstinate (adj)
Strange
Not able to be proven
Put out
Stubborn
Bizarre (adj)
Strange
Circumstantial (adj)
Not able to be proven
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Honors English 11 The Great Gatsby A
Epigram (n)
Fractiousness (n)
Discontent (adj)
Coherence (n)
Witty saying
Crabbiness
Unhappy
Making sense
Epigram (n)
Witty saying
Fractiousness (n)
Crabbiness
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English 11: Vocab 2- The Great Gatsby
Generalities
Sporadic
Sinister
Languidly
Not specific
At Intervals
Threatening
Lazy
Generalities
Not specific
Sporadic
At Intervals
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Great Gatsby Vocab - English 11
prig
row
saunter
fractious
(n) a self-righteously moralistic person who behaves as if su…
(n) A noisy or quarrel or disturbance.
(v) to walk in a slow, relaxed manner
(adj) hard to manage or control (typically in kids)
prig
(n) a self-righteously moralistic person who behaves as if su…
row
(n) A noisy or quarrel or disturbance.
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Great Gatsby Vocab (English 11)
Vulnerable
Privy
Levity
Supercilious
Susceptible to critism/persuasion/temptation
Informed about something secret
Manner lacking seriousness
Thinking ones views are unworthy
Vulnerable
Susceptible to critism/persuasion/temptation
Privy
Informed about something secret
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English 11 Great Gatsby Vocab
levity
supercilious
effeminate
complacency
(n) humor or silliness
(adj) disdainful
(adj) unmanly or showing womanly traits
(n) smugness
levity
(n) humor or silliness
supercilious
(adj) disdainful
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Stroh English 11 The Great Gatsby Vocabulary
Innumerable
Sumptuous
Virtue
Pungent
Countless, too many to count
Greatly expensive; lavish
Moral excellence; righteousness
Odorous; smelly; stinky
Innumerable
Countless, too many to count
Sumptuous
Greatly expensive; lavish
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The Great Gatsby Allusions and Vocabulary: Chapter 1
Duke of Buccleuch
New Haven
Midas
J.P. Morgan
Scottish Duke, largest landowner in the UK.
New Haven, Connecticut; home of Yale University.
King Midas- in Greek Mythology, Midas was given the gift of t…
American financier, banker, philanthropist and art collector…
Duke of Buccleuch
Scottish Duke, largest landowner in the UK.
New Haven
New Haven, Connecticut; home of Yale University.
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English 11 The Great Gatsby Vocab List 1
deft (adj.)
feign (v)
poignant (adj.)
transcendent (adj.)
skillful/quick in movement
to pretend to be affected by
evoking sadness or regret
exceeding normal limits
deft (adj.)
skillful/quick in movement
feign (v)
to pretend to be affected by
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The Great Gatsby Vocab - English 11 H
deft
feign
incredulous
poignant
adj. neatly skillful and quick in one's movements
verb. pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury).
adj.(of a person or their manner) unwilling or unable to beli…
adj. evoking sense of sadness or regret.
deft
adj. neatly skillful and quick in one's movements
feign
verb. pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury).
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11 English Vocab 1 The Great Gatsby
Sinister
Contemptuous
Compulsion
Fervent
Given the impression that something evil is going to happen
Feeling hatred; scornful
compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irres…
very earnest, emotional, passionate; extremely hot
Sinister
Given the impression that something evil is going to happen
Contemptuous
Feeling hatred; scornful
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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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The Great Gatsby Vocab One English 11
feigned
levity
parceled
riotous
pretended
an inappropriate lack of seriousness; overly casual
divided and distributed
behaving in a violent and uncontrolled way
feigned
pretended
levity
an inappropriate lack of seriousness; overly casual
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Honors English 11 Unit 3 The Great Gatsby
Feign (v)
Conscientious (adj)
Reciprocal (adj)
Wan (adj)
To imitate deceptively; to believe; to pretend
Meticulous; careful; painstaking
Mutual; corresponding; matching; equivalent
Of an unnatural or sickly pallor; Black in color
Feign (v)
To imitate deceptively; to believe; to pretend
Conscientious (adj)
Meticulous; careful; painstaking
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The Great Gatsby Vocab #11 English 10 CP
permeate
innuendo
erroneous
vehement
(v) to pass into or through every part of
(n) an indirect intimation or suggestion about a person or th…
(adj.) containing mistakes; incorrect; wrong
(adj.) intense; impassioned; ardent
permeate
(v) to pass into or through every part of
innuendo
(n) an indirect intimation or suggestion about a person or th…
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English 11 Great Gatsby 2
wisp
commensurate
indiscernible
reverie
a fleeting trace or indication; a thread; a streak of smoke
equal in measure or extent
difficult or impossible to discern or perceive; imperceptible
the condition of being (deliriously) lost in thought
wisp
a fleeting trace or indication; a thread; a streak of smoke
commensurate
equal in measure or extent
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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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English 11 exam review- the great Gatsby vocab
Contiguous
Frigned
Supercilious
Elations
shifty, not straightforward
not real, pretended
arrogant
feelings of great joy
Contiguous
shifty, not straightforward
Frigned
not real, pretended
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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Great Gatsby test: English 11
Commits suicide
Tells nick he is from San Francisco
Wants to buy Toms car
Grew up in North Dakota
George
Gatsby
George
Gatsby
Commits suicide
George
Tells nick he is from San Francisco
Gatsby
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The Great Gatsby Characters English 11 Spring Exam
Jay Gatsby
Nick Carraway
Daisy Buchanan
Tom Buchanan
the main character (protagonist), in love with Daisy
the narrator and true friend of Gatsby
Nick's cousin, Gatsby's love, and Tom's wife (a woman whose i…
Daisy's husband, has an affair with Myrtle, has prejudiced be…
Jay Gatsby
the main character (protagonist), in love with Daisy
Nick Carraway
the narrator and true friend of Gatsby
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The Great Gatsby Vocabulary Final CP English 11
Reserve
Reproach
Supercilious
Effeminate
refrain from using or disposing of something;retain for futur…
address (someone) in such a way as to express disapproval or…
behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
(of a man) having or showing characteristics regarded as typi…
Reserve
refrain from using or disposing of something;retain for futur…
Reproach
address (someone) in such a way as to express disapproval or…
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Great Gatsby Honors English 11
How does the narrator describe Gatsby?
From where did the narrator come and w…
Describe the narrator's house.
Describe the Buchanan's house.
He says that Gatsby has a romantic nature with something gorg…
Nick came from the Mid-West. He just finished serving in WWI…
Not a very big house and not very fancy. It is surround by ma…
The Buchanan's is a large mansion that has been used from gen…
How does the narrator describe Gatsby?
He says that Gatsby has a romantic nature with something gorg…
From where did the narrator come and w…
Nick came from the Mid-West. He just finished serving in WWI…
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