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INTRODUCTION TO THE CHARACTERS IN THE GREAT GATSBY Prepared by Pamela J. Fuller Capital High School 16 June 1999
Nick Carraway Narrator Daisy’s cousin Gatsby’s next door neighbor Bonds salesman Judge of morals in the novel
Daisy Fay Buchanan Tom’s wife The ultimate “Golden Girl” Gatsby’s ideal love Disillusioned
Jordan Baker Daisy’s longtime friend Nick’s sometime girlfriend Golfer Compulsive liar
Tom Buchanan Daisy’s husband; Myrtle’s lover Represents the inherited, established rich A sportsman, especially polo Brutal and morally careless
Jay Gatsby Racketeer and bootlegger Idealist New Wealth Lover of Daisy
George Wilson Owner of garage in “Valley of Ashes” Myrtle’s husband Naïve, meek Colorless
Myrtle Wilson George Wilson’s wife Tom’s mistress Coarse, earthy Obsessed with appearances and wealth
Meyer Wolfsheim Gatsby’s business associate Jewish racketeer and gambler “Fixes” World Series
“CATCH- PHRASE!” …(or something like it) A review exercise of: THE GREAT GATSBY.
Chapter One Nick Carraway: narrator always inclined to reserve judgements From midwest (Chicago?) Went to college at Yale (New Haven); graduated in 1915.
Form, Time and Sight The Great Gatsby. Fitzgeralds Chapter Structure Chapter 1 and 2: – Dinner party at the Buchanans – Party with Myrtle and McKees –
The Great Gatsby Symbolism. Colors White Yellow Green Water Eyes Blue Grey Red Cars Eggs.
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The Great Gatsby Ch. 4 Becca Klaumenzer and Dylan Bortz.
Introduction to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.
The Moderns Review The American Dream.
F. Scott Fitzgeralds The Great Gatsby About the Author Born-September 24, 1896 Born-September 24, 1896 Died-December 21, 1940 Died-December 21, 1940.
Feedback from The Great Gatsby style analysis essays: Thesis statements · HOW do we know Nick's opinion? Through imagery? diction? tone? ·Don't use FIRST.
Todays Agenda and Objective A: 1/23 B: 1/24 Finalizing OMAM Projects Review Unit IV Schedule (annotated bibliography due dates and The Great Gatsby reading.
The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald September 24, December 10, 1940 F. Scott Fitzgerald September 24, December 10, 1940.
WHO IS HE? WHY DO WE CARE? F. Scott Fitzgerald. Born in the late 18 th century (1896), did not come from an.
What Is An Annotated Bibliography? An annotated bibliography is a list of citations to books, articles, and documents. Each citation is followed by a brief.
An effective introduction All you need is a beginning statement that launches the topic, a few elaborative statements to amplify the topic, and a powerful,
J. D. Salinger Childhood (“…all that David Copperfield kind of crap”) Born Jerome David (Sonny) Salinger on Jan. 1, 1919, in New York City Born Jerome.
F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby. Background Born in St. Paul, Minnesota The dominant influences on F. Scott Fitzgerald were aspiration, literature,
GOAL MAP TO THE FUTURE EDUCATION/CAREER BY: MCPS Student, 2006.
As seen in The Great Gatsby. What is the author’s purpose?
Early Years Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on September 24 th, 1896 Named after the composer of the Star Spangled Banner Attended St.
Can you guess the characters? He is a boy He is very small.
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Chapter 5. Summary Nick organises a meeting at his house between Daisy and Gatsby. Late at night, Gatsbys house is brightly lit. He and Nick discuss planned.
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Cher & Emma Both characters think that because they matched a couple, they believe they are expert matchmakers Both characters think that because they.
October 2002 ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library Reading Don’t Fix No Chevy A quick review.
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