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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
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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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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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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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…
the great Gatsby
Growth
Thrive
Wealthy
Birthdate
growth... NOUN... 1.the process of increasing in physical…
.... [THrīv]... VERB... 1.(of a child, animal, or plant) gr…
[ˈwelTHē]... ADJECTIVE... 1.having a great deal of money,…
ˈbərTHdāt]... NOUN... 1.the date on which a person was bor…
Growth
growth... NOUN... 1.the process of increasing in physical…
Thrive
.... [THrīv]... VERB... 1.(of a child, animal, or plant) gr…
12 terms
The Great Gatsby
Mr. Gatsby
wealthy
millionaire
enormous
Mr. Gatsby
wealthy
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,…
15 terms
The Great Gatsby Vocab #1
Inclined
Levity
Prominent
Conviction
feel willing or favorably disposed toward something (an actio…
humor or frivolity, especially the treatment of a serious mat…
important; famous
a formal declaration that someone is guilty of a criminal off…
Inclined
feel willing or favorably disposed toward something (an actio…
Levity
humor or frivolity, especially the treatment of a serious mat…
Great Gatsby Vocabulary for Gatsby
reserved
jovial
tumultuous
hospitality
(adj) formal or self-restrained in manner and relationship; a…
(adj) characterized by hearty, joyous humor
(adj) highly agitated, as in the mind or emotions
(n) the friendly reception and treatment of guests
reserved
(adj) formal or self-restrained in manner and relationship; a…
jovial
(adj) characterized by hearty, joyous humor
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…
The Great Gatsby
judgments
snobbishly
gorgeous
restless
the demonstration or exercise of such ability or capacity:
of, relating to, or characteristic of a snob :... snobbish ideas…
Informal. extremely good, enjoyable, or pleasant:... I had a gor…
unceasingly active; averse to quiet or inaction, as persons:…
judgments
the demonstration or exercise of such ability or capacity:
snobbishly
of, relating to, or characteristic of a snob :... snobbish ideas…
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The Great Gatsby
Jay Gatsby
Nick Carraway
Daisy Buchanan
Tom Buchanan
Tragic hero who is shot in the pool waiting for Daisy
Our Narrator; a bondsman; neighbor to Gatsby
Tom's wife; Nick's cousin; Gatsby's lover
Daisy's husband; a hulking brute of a man
Jay Gatsby
Tragic hero who is shot in the pool waiting for Daisy
Nick Carraway
Our Narrator; a bondsman; neighbor to Gatsby
12 terms
The Great Gatsby
cataract
vacuous
provincial
sinuous
A large waterfall... Clouding of the eye's lens; often congenita…
EMPTY; VOID; LACKING INTELLIGENCE; PURPOSELESS
(adj.) pertaining to an outlying area; local; narrow in mind…
(adj.) winding, having many curves; lithe and flexible
cataract
A large waterfall... Clouding of the eye's lens; often congenita…
vacuous
EMPTY; VOID; LACKING INTELLIGENCE; PURPOSELESS
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The Great Gatsby
내가 나이어리고 마음이 더 여렸을때... 아버지가 몇가지 충고를 하셨다.…
결과적으로, 나는 모든 판단을 보류하는 경향이 있었다.
그런나도 한계는 있었다.
그때는 우리모두 술을 너무 많이 마셨다.
In my younger and more vulnerable years,... my father gave me so…
As a consequence, I'm inclined to reserve all judgments.... rese…
But even I have a limit.
Back then, all of us drank too much.
내가 나이어리고 마음이 더 여렸을때... 아버지가 몇가지 충고를 하셨다.…
In my younger and more vulnerable years,... my father gave me so…
결과적으로, 나는 모든 판단을 보류하는 경향이 있었다.
As a consequence, I'm inclined to reserve all judgments.... rese…
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?
The Great Gatsby
Jay Gatsby
Daisy Buchanan
Tom Buchanan
Nick Carraway
Main character- has a thing for Daisy
Used to date Jay Gatsby, married to Tom Buchanan
Married to Daisy, cheating on Daisy with Myrtle
Daisy's cousin, lives next door to Gatsby
Jay Gatsby
Main character- has a thing for Daisy
Daisy Buchanan
Used to date Jay Gatsby, married to Tom Buchanan
The Great Gatsby
Feign
Levity
marred
reproach
to pretend to feel or be affected by (something)
a lack of seriousness
to ruin the beauty or perfection of (something) : to hurt or…
an expression of disapproval or disappointment; loss of reput…
Feign
to pretend to feel or be affected by (something)
Levity
a lack of seriousness
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The Great Gatsby
Illusion
Elusive
Enigmatic
Futile Aspirations
A thing that does not truly exist, created in an individual's…
Impossible to capture or hold.
Uncertain, mysterious, puzzling.
Pointless hopes, trying to achieve something impossible, unre…
Illusion
A thing that does not truly exist, created in an individual's…
Elusive
Impossible to capture or hold.
30 terms
The Great Gatsby
Permeate (v.)
Incessant (adj.)
Vehemently (adv.)
Vitality (n.)
to fill up, seep into; to saturate
never-ending; ceaseless
strongly passionate or emotional; often with anger
liveliness; energy (physical and/or mental)
Permeate (v.)
to fill up, seep into; to saturate
Incessant (adj.)
never-ending; ceaseless
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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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The Great Gatsby
Feign
Conscientious
Infinite
Apathetic
V: to imitate deceptively; to make believe; pretend
Adj: Meticulous; careful; painstaking; particular
Adj: Indefinitely or exceedingly large
Adj: Not interested or concerned; indifferent or unresponsive
Feign
V: to imitate deceptively; to make believe; pretend
Conscientious
Adj: Meticulous; careful; painstaking; particular
The Great Gatsby
Bond
Privy
Tolerance
Bootlegger
is a debt investment in which an investor loans money to an e…
sharing in the knowledge of (something secret or private).
the ability or willingness to deal with something, or be okay…
to carry (alcoholic liquor) on one's person illegally b : to…
Bond
is a debt investment in which an investor loans money to an e…
Privy
sharing in the knowledge of (something secret or private).
16 terms
The Great Gatsby
Autumn
Punctilious
Proprietor
Insignia
A time of full maturity ... Chapter 1
when an individual is really attentive and pays attention to…
landowner or an owner of a business establishment ... Chapter 4
A noticeable sign or badge of either in office, in a membersh…
Autumn
A time of full maturity ... Chapter 1
Punctilious
when an individual is really attentive and pays attention to…
20 terms
The Great Gatsby
aesthetic
benediction
caravansary
commensurate
(philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
an inn in some Eastern countries with a large courtyard that…
corresponding in size or degree or extent
aesthetic
(philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
benediction
a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
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…
10 terms
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
The Great Gatsby Vocabulary
transcendent
ghastly
creak
impenetrable
adj: extraordinary, absolute, accomplished... Ex) The investor e…
adj: horrifying, dreadful, awful, unpleasant... Ex) The Wounded…
noun, verb: yell in a loud and high pitched manner, bleat, ch…
adj: dense, bulletproof, impassable... Ex) The wood door was so…
transcendent
adj: extraordinary, absolute, accomplished... Ex) The investor e…
ghastly
adj: horrifying, dreadful, awful, unpleasant... Ex) The Wounded…
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,…
16 terms
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…
The Great Gatsby Vocab 1
Privy
Temperament
Wistful
Supercilious
informed about something secret
Usual mood
showing longing or unfulfilled desire
showing arrogant disdain of those one views as untrustworthy
Privy
informed about something secret
Temperament
Usual mood
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feign
colossal
fractiousness
languidly
To fake
huge
the trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipli…
Lazily
feign
To fake
colossal
huge
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
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
Great Gatsby
Epigram
Supercilious
Extemporizing
Rotogravure
A short witty poem
Feeling or showing haughty disdain
To preform without prior preparation
Printed material such as a newspaper
Epigram
A short witty poem
Supercilious
Feeling or showing haughty disdain
43 terms
Great Gatsby
Author and Publication Year
I hope she'll be a fool—that's the bes…
He had one of those rare smiles with a…
"Whenever you feel like criticizing an…
F. Scott Fitzgerald; April 10 1925
Daisy
Nick
Nick's Dad
Author and Publication Year
F. Scott Fitzgerald; April 10 1925
I hope she'll be a fool—that's the bes…
Daisy
33 terms
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
great Gatsby
feign
elation
savor
pungent
pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury).
great happiness and exhilaration.
taste (good food or drink) and enjoy it completely.
having a sharply strong taste or smell
feign
pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury).
elation
great happiness and exhilaration.
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Affectation
Ascertain
Contiguous
Cynical
a show, pretense, or display (artificial behavior)
to discover with certainty
sharing an edge or boundary; touching
believing or showing the belief that people are motivated chi…
Affectation
a show, pretense, or display (artificial behavior)
Ascertain
to discover with certainty
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The Great Gatsby Chp. 4
hospitality
punctilious
proprietor
retribution
kindness in welcoming guests or strangers... "It was refreshing…
marked by precise accordance with details ... "He is a very ___…
someone who owns a business or a property... "She is the ______…
act of taking revenge... "If you pull a prank on someone, expec…
hospitality
kindness in welcoming guests or strangers... "It was refreshing…
punctilious
marked by precise accordance with details ... "He is a very ___…
28 terms
Great gatsby
Fluctuate
Sporadic
Rajah
Elicit
To change continually; shift back and forth
Appearing or happening; a minor chief or dignitary
A king or a princess in india; a minor chief or dignitary
To draw or bring out forth ; educe ; evoke
Fluctuate
To change continually; shift back and forth
Sporadic
Appearing or happening; a minor chief or dignitary
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Great Gatsby
Supercilious
Effeminate
Fractiousness
Pungent
Full of or characterized by pride or scorn
Having qualities generally attribute to women; weakness, timi…
Hard to manage; unruly; rebellious
Producing a sharp sensation of taste and smell
Supercilious
Full of or characterized by pride or scorn
Effeminate
Having qualities generally attribute to women; weakness, timi…
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Great Gatsby
Punctilious
Somnambulatory
Juxtaposition
Jauntily
(adj) showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
(adj) carried out through sleepwalking; going through motions
(n) the fact of two things being seen or placed close togethe…
(adj) easy and animated in manner; smartly trim; as clothing
Punctilious
(adj) showing great attention to detail or correct behavior
Somnambulatory
(adj) carried out through sleepwalking; going through motions
60 terms
Great Gatsby
Reserved
Privy
Feign
Levity
marked by self-restraint and reticence
informed about something secret or not generally known
give a false appearance of
manner lacking seriousness
Reserved
marked by self-restraint and reticence
Privy
informed about something secret or not generally known
Great gatsby
Epigram
Supercilious
Extemporizing
Rotogravure
Witty saying expressing a single idea
Showing arrogant superiority
Not allowing contradiction or refusal
Magazine section of a newspaper
Epigram
Witty saying expressing a single idea
Supercilious
Showing arrogant superiority
9 terms
The Great Gatsby symbolism
the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckelburg
the mantle clock
the pile of shirts
New York City
God's judgment
an awkward attempt to return to the past
extravagance; excessive wealth
adventure and anonymity
the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckelburg
God's judgment
the mantle clock
an awkward attempt to return to the past
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strident
contiguous
hauteur
permeate
harsh sounding
adjacent or next to
arrogance
to spread through a substance
strident
harsh sounding
contiguous
adjacent or next to
9 terms
The Great Gatsby symbolism
the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckelburg
the mantle clock
the pile of shirts
New York City
God's judgment
an awkward attempt to return to the past
extravagance; excessive wealth
adventure and anonymity
the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckelburg
God's judgment
the mantle clock
an awkward attempt to return to the past
10 terms
The Great Gatsby Chp. 2
apathetic
discreet
immoderate
languid
marked by a lack of interest ... "He was feeling ______ about d…
unobtrusive, understated, subdued, restrained ... "She was very…
beyond reasonable limits; overboard; excessive... "___________…
lacking spirit or liveliness; weak or faint... "He was in a ___…
apathetic
marked by a lack of interest ... "He was feeling ______ about d…
discreet
unobtrusive, understated, subdued, restrained ... "She was very…
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