This course examines F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. In Long Island, 1925, Jay Gatsby is an enigma. He throws the most lavish parties that New York society has ever seen. But who is Jay Gatsby and how did he become the man he is? This course will answer all your questions with plot summary, mind maps, themes, motifs and other analysis. A quiz will test what you have learned.
This slide set details the narrative of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. The book is divided into nine chapters. Nick Carraway is our guide to the life and events of Jay Gatsby, the eponymous hero of the novel.
This mind map is a brilliant way to show the events of the novel in one, easy-to-digest diagram. The plot is laid out from Nick's first arrival in Long Island to the tragic events at the closing of the story.
These flashcards take extracts fro Fitzgerald's novel and discuss themes related to those passages. The text offers context to the greater story of that time in American history between two great wars.
There have been a number of adaptations of F Scott Fitzgerald's classic tale of 1920s America. Aside from the many stage versions, there have been two Hollywood productions. This trailer, from 2012, is a good visual accompaniment to the book.
These notes cover the major themes and structure of The Great Gatsby with bullet points to aid in a swift review of the issues within the text. Gender, race and the significance of names are among the topics covered.