Darah Gatsby

Her voice is full of money


Great Gatsby

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Her voice is full of money

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The Great Gatsby & its relation to the Roaring 20’s

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Book Overview

•Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald•Genre: Modernist Novel, Jazz Age Novel•Published: 1925• Narrator: Nick Carraway (also implies that he is the author)• Point of view:  Nick Carraway narrates in both first and third person• Tense: Past• Setting (time): Summer 1922 • Settings (place): Long Island and New York City

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Characters: To be Discussed!

•Nick Carraway:•Jay Gatsby: •Daisy Buchanan

• Tom Buchanan•Jordan Baker•Myrtle Wilson•George Wilson•Owl Eyes•Klipspringer

I'm thirty I said. I'm five years to old to lie to myself and call it honor

Can't repeat the past? he cried incredulously. Why of course you can!

I'm glad it's a girl. And I hope she'll be a fool- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.

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They were careless people, Tom and Daisy- they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made.


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Disscussion of Chapters•What were the main ideas of each chapter???

•What was the climax?!

•What was the major conflict in the book??

•What were the themes?

•Who Were the protagonists?

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Conflicts, Climax and Themes

•Major conflict: Jay Gatsby has collected a large fortune in order to win the love of the upper-class Daisy Buchanan, but his mysterious past stands in the way.

•Rising action: Gatsby's lavish parties; Gatsby’s arrangement of a meeting with Daisy at Nick Carraway’s

•Climax : 2 possible climaxes: Gatsby's reunion with Daisy in Chapters V–VI & the confrontation between Gatsby and Tom in Chapter VII.

•Protagonist: Gatsby and/or Nick

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How does all of this relate to History?!?!?!

The Main Themes of the novel :

•The decline of the American dream

•the spirit of the 1920s

•the difference between social classes

•the role which the past plays in dreams of the future.

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