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Today we begin reading The Great Gatsby. You have explored key questions related to the novel, you have learned more about the 1920s and you have even found many symbols of wealth in our society. You are ready.
We will start with Chapter 1. This link goes directly to it, but the Critical Links list on the right also has a link to the whole book. When you are absent you need to use that to catch up on your reading.
Open your English Journal now and copy and paste the questions below into it. We will answer them as we read chapter one.
- How does the narrator describe Gatsby?
- From where does the narrator come and why?
- Describe the narrator's house.
- Describe the Buchannans' house.
- How does Nick know Tom and Daisy?
- Describe Tom. What is our impression of him in chapter 1?