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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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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…
22 terms
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…
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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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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…
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The Great Gatsby
Mr. Gatsby
wealthy
millionaire
enormous
Mr. Gatsby
wealthy
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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…
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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 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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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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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
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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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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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…
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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…
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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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Great Gatsby 2
mile
desolate
ridge
transcendent
1,609 meter
verlaten
bergrug
bovenaards
mile
1,609 meter
desolate
verlaten
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The Great Gatsby Character List
Nick Carraway
Daisy Buchanan
Jordan Baker
George Wilson
Bondsman... From the Midwest... Yale graduate... World War I Veteran... L…
Attractive but shallow young woman... Nick's Cousin... Mother of Pa…
Daisy's Friend... Professional Golfer... Slightly Shady Reputation
Mechanic... Owns a Car Repair Shop... Kills Gatsby... Commits suicide
Nick Carraway
Bondsman... From the Midwest... Yale graduate... World War I Veteran... L…
Daisy Buchanan
Attractive but shallow young woman... Nick's Cousin... Mother of Pa…
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The Great Gatsby
ambiguously
benediction
commensurate
complacently
doubtfully; uncertainly; obscurely
a blessing; an utterance of good wishes
The same in size, extent, etc. equivalent; proportional
in a self-satisfied manner
ambiguously
doubtfully; uncertainly; obscurely
benediction
a blessing; an utterance of good wishes
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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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Great Gatsby
supercilious
fractiousness
conscientious
imperceptibly
giving people the feeling that one is better than they are
quality of being easily irritated, or having a bad temper
showing great care or seriousness of purpose
hardly noticeable
supercilious
giving people the feeling that one is better than they are
fractiousness
quality of being easily irritated, or having a bad temper
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great gatsby 1
In consequence
veteran
privy
(a) confidence
vervolgens
veteraan
bevoorrecht
vertrouweling
In consequence
vervolgens
veteran
veteraan
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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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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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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
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
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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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 3
plane
cataract
omnibus
scamper
vlak
waterval
omnibus
racen
plane
vlak
cataract
waterval
21 terms
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
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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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
Levity
Fractiousness
Contemptuousness
Vitality
humor or frivolity, especially the treatment of a serious mat…
tending to be troublesome
manifesting, feeling, or expressing deep hatred or disapproval
lively and animated character
Levity
humor or frivolity, especially the treatment of a serious mat…
Fractiousness
tending to be troublesome
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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
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
vulnerable
criticize
advantage
communicative
Susceptible
denounce... synonyms: find fault with, censure, denounce, conde…
benefit... synonyms: benefit, profit, gain, good; informalmilea…
ready to talk or impart information... synonyms: forthcoming,…
vulnerable
Susceptible
criticize
denounce... synonyms: find fault with, censure, denounce, conde…
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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…
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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Great Gatsby Character Study
Narrator of the story
Millionaire who is in love with Daisy
Daisy's husband
Girlfriend to Tom Buchanan and wife of…
Nick Caraway
Jay Gatsby
Tom Buchanan
Myrtle Wilson
Narrator of the story
Nick Caraway
Millionaire who is in love with Daisy
Jay Gatsby
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
91 terms
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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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
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…
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. 7
truculent
clamorous
magnanimous
rancor
defiantly aggressive ... "The fans were upset by the championsh…
super loud and obnoxiously crying out... "I needed ear plugs wh…
generous and understanding and tolerant ... "He gave a ________…
a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will ... "In the end…
truculent
defiantly aggressive ... "The fans were upset by the championsh…
clamorous
super loud and obnoxiously crying out... "I needed ear plugs wh…
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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 _…
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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…
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
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