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The Great Gatsby PowerPoint Notes
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What is the author of The Great Gatsby’s full name?
What woman was the author trying to impress?
Why would she not marry the author right away?
What characters in the novel are similar to the author and HOW are
these characters similar to the author? List at least ONE:
5. What kind of life does Gatsby lead?
6. What event preceded the “roaring twenties” and perhaps even
contributed to it?
7. What set the tone for the “roaring twenties?”
8. What does the author of the novel feel is behind the ‘glitter’ of the
Jazz Age?
9. What might the novel The Great Gatsby represent?
10. Why might Zelda have been a double-edged sword, so to speak?
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The Great Gatsby PowerPoint Notes
YOU CAN USE THESE ON YOUR TEST—SO TAKE GOOD NOTES!
11. What is the author of The Great Gatsby’s full name?
12. What woman was the author trying to impress?
13. Why would she not marry the author right away?
14. What characters in the novel are similar to the author and HOW
are these characters similar to the author? List at least ONE:
15. What kind of life does Gatsby lead?
16. What event preceded the “roaring twenties” and perhaps even
contributed to it?
17. What set the tone for the “roaring twenties?”
18. What does the author of the novel feel is behind the ‘glitter’ of
the Jazz Age?
19. What might the novel The Great Gatsby represent?
Why might Zelda have been a double-edged sword, so to speak?
Character
Name
Character
Traits
Nick Carraway
Jay Gatsby
Daisy Buchanan
Tom Buchanan
Jordan Baker
Myrtle Wilson
George Wilson
Owl Eyes
Klipspringer
Themes in The Great Gatsby
Themes are the fundamental and often universal ideas explored
in a literary work.
Theme:
Example:
The Decline of the American
Dream in the 1920s
The Hollowness of the Upper
Class
Symbols in The Great Gatsby
Symbols are objects, characters, figures, and colors used to
represent abstract ideas or concepts.
The Symbol:
What it might represent:
The Green Light
The Valley of Ashes
The Eyes of Doctor T. J.
Eckleburg
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