The Great Gatsby Test Review Know the background information about F. Scott Fitzgerald (author bio worksheet). Know the major events of the story. Be sure you can identify characteristics of and important quotes from the following characters: Jay Gatsby Meyer Wolfsheim George Wilson Tom Buchanan Jordan Baker Dr. Eckleburg Daisy Buchanan Dan Cody Ewing Klipspringer Nick Carraway Catherine Mr. Gatz Myrtle Wilson Owl-Eyes Match each symbol with its meaning. the green light West Egg the Valley of Ashes the Midwest Dr. T.J. Eckleburg’s eyes New York Gatsby’s mansion Gatsby’s clothes weather Gatsby’s car East Egg clocks uncut books Faded timetable with guest list Wolfsheim’s cufflinks music/songs Match each color with its meaning and an example. gold blue yellow silver white gray green pink red lavender variety of colors Essay Question #1 Who do you think is most responsible for the destruction in the story? Is it Nick, Gatsby, Tom, Wilson, Daisy, or Myrtle? Support your answer with evidence from the text, including literary elements such as characterization and symbolism. Rubric: Introduction & Conclusion – 1 pt. Clear organization – 1 pt. Minimum three reasons – 2 pts. Apt and specific support from the text for each reason – 6 pts. Essay Question #2 How does Gatsby represent the American dream? What does the novel have to say about the condition of the American dream in the 1920s? Support your response with evidence from the text. Rubric: Introduction & Conclusion – 1 pt. Clear organization – 1 pt. Clear explanation of Gatsby as representative of the American dream – 2 pts. Clear explanation of novel’s critique of the American dream – 2 pts. Apt and specific support from the text for each part – 4 pts.