The Great Gatsby Enter. Overview Characters Practice Quiz/Assessment The Great Gatsby and Literary...
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The Great Gatsby Enter Overview Characters Practice Quiz/Assessment The Great Gatsby and Literary terms Ms. Skibas 11 th grade English class! March 19 th 2009 This lesson is to teach students certain literary terms, and the knowledge of the novel The Great Gatsby. It gives students practice, and by the end, the students should complete a test accurately. Overview After reading The Great Gatsby and going over terms, we have learned a lot about this novel, the time period and the literary elements used to create this story. Some of the literary terms we have learned are: 1.Symbols2. Theme3. MotifSymbolsThemeMotif Return to title page NEXT Overview The Great Gatsby was written in the 1920s by the author, F. Scott Fitzgerald. It was set in Long Island, New York in The narrator, Nick experiences a whirl wind of events when he and his very wealthy neighbor Gatsby, the main character, become friends. The story is symbolic of the culture of the 1920s in America, transitioning from the hard-worker to the materialistic consumer. The author shows America as destroying the American Dream, and losing social and moral values. Return to title page Continue Characters Daisy Buchanan: The narrator, Nicks cousin, and the woman Jay Gatsby is in love with Tom Buchanan: Daisys husband who is having an affair. Wealthy by birth. Jay Gatsby: Main character (protagonist) living in a huge mansion in Long Island, where the story takes place. Nick Carraway: The narrator, who moves to a small house next to Gatsby on Long Island. Jordan Baker: Nicks romance, self-centered friend of Daisys; also born into money. Myrtle Wilson: Toms secret lover. Return to title page Practice Given that you have read the story, these review questions should be easy. Answer each question by clicking the correct answer. This portion will not be graded. 1.Who was the narrator of the book? a. GatsbyGatsby b. Nick Nick c. DaisyDaisy Return to title page Sorry This is not correct. Whose point of view, and thoughts were we exposed to throughout the novel? Return to Question 1 Return to title page Correct! Good Job! The narrator was Nick! The entire story is from his persecption. The story is completely shaped through his eye. Go to question 2 Return to title page Practice 2. Who was the Protagonist in the novel? a.GatsbyGatsby b.JordanJordan c.MyrtleMyrtle Return to title page Try Again Think back to what a protagonist means. The main character! Out of these choices, who is the novel based mostly on? Return to Question 2 Return to title page Exactly! Youre right! Gatsby was the main character of the story. He was the focus of all the main events! Go to question 3 Return to title page Practice 3.Who was Daisy married to? a.NickNick b. GatsbyGatsby c.TomTom Return to title page Wrong! Try again! Return to Question 3 Return to title page YES! Daisy was married to Tom, who is jealous and cheats on her. Return to title page Next Section Complete! You have completed the Practice portion. You are now required to complete the test portion. This portion is graded, and focuses on your knowledge of terms in literature, as well as your knowledge of the novel. Good luck! Click the link to get going! Get Started!Get Started! Return to title pageReturn to title page Test 1. What genre of literuature is The Great Gatsby? a.memoirmemoir b.non-fictionnon-fiction c.fictionfiction Test 2.Who is Myrtle? a.Daisys sisterDaisys sister b.Nicks girlfriendNicks girlfriend c.Toms secret girlfriendToms secret girlfriend Wrong! That is not right! Next Right! Continue! Next Test 3.Where did the story take place? a.FloridaFlorida b.FranceFrance c.New YorkNew York Incorrect That is not the right answer Next Good Job! Keep it up! Next Test 4.What was Nicks relation to Daisy? a.SiblingSibling b. CousinCousin c. NoneNone Great!! Good answer! Next Sorry Thats not right Next Test 5.What is a theme? a. Ideas explored in a literary workIdeas explored in a literary work b. Where the story takes placeWhere the story takes place c. The characters in the storyThe characters in the story Awesome! You got it! Next NO! Sorry incorrect Next Test 6.What do motifs do for a story? a.Help develop itHelp develop it b. Explain itExplain it c. I have no ideaI have no idea Sorry Incorrect Next Finished! You are all done! Good Job and Good Luck! Return to title page References: Sparknotes.commbol.html The Great Gatsby The END Thank you!! Ms. Skiba Wrong! That is the incorrect answer Next Right! Good Job! Next