The Great Gatsby

If  you can’t open the file on box.net, here are the questions for you.

Chapter 4 and 5

ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS

1. List all of the rumors told about Gatsby.
2. Who is Klipspringer?
3. What does Gatsby tell Nick about himself?
4. Who is Wolfshiem?
5. What does Wolfsheim tell Nick about Gatsby?
6. What was Gatsby’s original relationship with Daisy?
7. Where does Gatsby tell Nick his money came from?
8. What adjectives would you use to describe Jordan Baker’s character? Why?
9. What kind of shirts does Gatsby have? Material? Colors? Styles?
10. Why does Gatsby show Nick the medal?
11. Why does Nick agree to arrange a meeting between Daisy and Gatsby?
12. What instructions does Nick give to Daisy about tea?
13. What happens with Gatsby and Daisy see one another?
14. Why does Gatsby deliver so many goods and services to Nick’s house?
15. How does Gatsby act when Daisy first arrives at Nick’s?
16. What does Gatsby do when Daisy is in his house?
17. What is the difference between ‘old wealth’ and ‘new wealth’?
18. Compare and contrast Gatsby, Nick and Tom?
19. Why does Gatsby get so many phone calls? What does this say about him?

Hello everyone

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http://www.corndancer.com/tunes/tunes_db.html  Find Scott Fitzgerald from the author list.

http://www.corndancer.com/tunes/tunes_main.html  Look at the ideas for an inspiration

 

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Instead of Animoto you can use photopeach to prepare your slide shows you can add photos and upload music from your computer. No time limit.

I hope you have had enough inspiration to start to work.

Eva Büyüksimkeşyan

Research before we start reading

Research the followings and prepare a poster.

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THE GREAT GATSBY                                                    

BEFORE READING

RESEARCH

1.THE AUTHOR

a.  Where was Fitzgerald born?

b.  What is his family background?

c.  When did he meet Zelda Sayre?

e.  What was Zelda’s background?

f.  How did the Fitzgeralds live?

h.  What happened to Fitzgerald in the last years of his life?

 

 

2. JAZZ AGE

When did it start? When and how did it end? Why was it called The Jazz Age?

 

3.  PROHIBITION

What was prohibited in some states in the USA during 1920s? What happened as a consequence of this?

What does ‘bootlegger’ mean?

 

4.  AMERICAN DREAM

What does American Dream mean?

 

5.  GREAT GATSBY

What qualities should a person have to be called ‘GREAT’?

Your research will be ready by October,16 2009

Eva Büyüksimkeşyan