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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 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.
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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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…
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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 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…
The Great Gatsby Chapter 2
ambiguously
contiguous
countenance
deft
adv. to have many meanings, to be unclear
adj. touching; in contact; in close proximity without actuall…
n. the face, especially when considered as expressing a perso…
adj. clever; nimble; skillful; agile
ambiguously
adv. to have many meanings, to be unclear
contiguous
adj. touching; in contact; in close proximity without actuall…
Unit 1 Literature Exam The Crucible and The Great Gatsby
Authorial values
Authorial views
Quote 1
Quote 2
- freedom of thought... - tolerance... - honesty... - respectful relat…
- Paranoia and fear can be dangerous and promote evil actions…
"You must understand, sir, that a person is either with this…
"Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my l…
Authorial values
- freedom of thought... - tolerance... - honesty... - respectful relat…
Authorial views
- Paranoia and fear can be dangerous and promote evil actions…
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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
The Great Gatsby Chapter 3
Convivial
Dissension
Divergence
Erroneous
adj. sociable; jovial or festive
n. strong disagreement; a contention or quarrel; discord
n. moving or lying in different directions from one point
adj. incorrect; wrong
Convivial
adj. sociable; jovial or festive
Dissension
n. strong disagreement; a contention or quarrel; discord
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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?
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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
The Great Gatsby Chapter 1
complacent
conscientious
contemptuous
feign
adj. happy with your own abilities, strengths, situation in l…
adj. hard-working; careful
adj. showing or expressing disdain; scornful
v. to pretend, to make up; invent
complacent
adj. happy with your own abilities, strengths, situation in l…
conscientious
adj. hard-working; careful
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The Great Gatsby
Mr. Gatsby
wealthy
millionaire
enormous
Mr. Gatsby
wealthy
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
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…
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.
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
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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
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Great Gatsby - Characters and Settings
Daisy Buchanan
George Wilson
Jordan Baker
Klipspringer
"I've been everywhere and seen everything and done everything…
'God knows what you've been doing, everything you've been doi…
I mean it was careless of me to make such a wrong guess. I th…
The shallow freeloader who seems almost to live at Gatsby's m…
Daisy Buchanan
"I've been everywhere and seen everything and done everything…
George Wilson
'God knows what you've been doing, everything you've been doi…
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).
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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…
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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
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 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…
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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…
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Great Gatsby Themes
Decline of the American Dream
How rich people behave and think
Religion
illusion/ Appearance vs reality
American dream was about discover, individualism, and happine…
Represent old aristocracy. Myrtle mocks rich behaviour. Grace…
No religion in the upper class so no moral standards. George…
Gatsby said he was rich and had a history of being rich. He's…
Decline of the American Dream
American dream was about discover, individualism, and happine…
How rich people behave and think
Represent old aristocracy. Myrtle mocks rich behaviour. Grace…
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The Great Gatsby
epigram
incredulous
languidly
fervent
(n.) a brief and usually witty or satirical saying
(adj.) disbelieving, skeptical
(adj.) lacking energy or vitality; weakly
(adj.) very earnest, emotional, passionate; extremely hot
epigram
(n.) a brief and usually witty or satirical saying
incredulous
(adj.) disbelieving, skeptical
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The Great Gatsby
extemporize
literary symbol
supercilious
banter
perform without preparation
An object with symbolic meaning limited to the context of a s…
proud and haughty
playful conversation
extemporize
perform without preparation
literary symbol
An object with symbolic meaning limited to the context of a s…
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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
peremptory
rakish
anaemic
levity
(adj.) having the nature of a command that leaves no opportun…
(adj.) dashingly stylish and confident
(adj.) pale and sickly looking (due to an illness)
(n.) a lack of seriousness or earnestness, especially about t…
peremptory
(adj.) having the nature of a command that leaves no opportun…
rakish
(adj.) dashingly stylish and confident
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,…
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…
SL Great Gatsby
feign
colossal
fractiousness
languidly
To fake
huge
the trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipli…
Lazily
feign
To fake
colossal
huge
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Great Gatsby Test Review
Dan Cody
Catherine
James Gatz
Who envisioned a future as a wealthy m…
Who taught Jay Gatsby how to act like a rich man?
Who is Myrtle Wilson's sister?
What is the real name of Jay Gatsby?
James Gatz (Jay Gatsby)
Dan Cody
Who taught Jay Gatsby how to act like a rich man?
Catherine
Who is Myrtle Wilson's sister?
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The Great Gatsby characters
people spread rumors about his mysteri…
Nick's cousin and Tom's wife... she is ca…
the reliable narrator
Daisy's husband
Jay Gatsby
Daisy Buchanan
Nick Carraway
Tom Buchanan
people spread rumors about his mysteri…
Jay Gatsby
Nick's cousin and Tom's wife... she is ca…
Daisy Buchanan
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Great Gatsby, Ch. 5-6
Suppress
Reproach
Obstinate
Nebulous
to do away with; abolish; stop
to find fault with someone or something; to blame
inflexible; stubborn; not yielding
hazy, vague, confusing
Suppress
to do away with; abolish; stop
Reproach
to find fault with someone or something; to blame
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The Great Gatsby Vocabulary Chapter 3
fortnight
spectroscopic
Belasco
vinous
two weeks
colorful and varied
a leading American playwright, producer, and director
having to do with wine
fortnight
two weeks
spectroscopic
colorful and varied
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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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 ___…
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The Great Gatsby Characters
Nick Carraway
Jay Gatsby
Tom Buchanan
Daisy Buchanan
Narrator... Bondsman who lives in the West Egg... Honest and doesn'…
Protagonist of the story, deeply in love with Daisy... Very weat…
Daisy's rich husband.... Rude and arrogant.... He has an affair wit…
Nick's cousin and Tom's wife.... She fell in love with Gatsby wh…
Nick Carraway
Narrator... Bondsman who lives in the West Egg... Honest and doesn'…
Jay Gatsby
Protagonist of the story, deeply in love with Daisy... Very weat…
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The Great Gatsby Chapter Summaries
Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
1) We meet our narrator. But before we really know who he is,…
1)"The Valley of the Ashes" scene is introduced to us.... 2)Nick…
1) Nick attends his first party at Gatsby's after being hande…
1)Gatsby takes Nick to lunch in his yellow Rolls-Royce.... 2) Ga…
Chapter One
1) We meet our narrator. But before we really know who he is,…
Chapter Two
1)"The Valley of the Ashes" scene is introduced to us.... 2)Nick…
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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
The Great Gatsby: Quote Review
The Owl-Eyed Man
George Wilson
Meyer Wolfsheim
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…
The Owl-Eyed Man
"I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might…
George Wilson
"God knows what you've been doing...You may fool me, but you…
4-2 Great Gatsby
strident
contiguous
hauteur
permeate
harsh sounding
adjacent or next to
arrogance
to spread through a substance
strident
harsh sounding
contiguous
adjacent or next to
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The Great Gatsby Chp. 3
console
ravage
garnish
gaudy
to try to make someone feel less sadness or disappointment... "…
to damage or harm (something) very badly... "Hurricane Andrew _…
a decoration or embellishment, often used with food... "I _____…
something that's gaudy is showy, bright and definitely tacky…
console
to try to make someone feel less sadness or disappointment... "…
ravage
to damage or harm (something) very badly... "Hurricane Andrew _…
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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