February 25 - Jr. American Lit. You will need: Pen/Pencil Notebook Homework: Read and complete the assignments on the worksheet “ The Great Gatsby: A Novel of a Generation”. Agenda: Quick-write Unit Objectives Notes: Intro to Fitzgerald and The Great Gatsby
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Read and complete the assignments on the worksheet “The Great Gatsby: A Novel of a Generation”
Notes: Intro to Fitzgerald and The Great Gatsby
Begin reading “The Great Gatsby: A Novel of a Generation”
Understand the history of Fitzgerald and the Great Gatsby
What is the American Dream?
Analyze the social, cultural, and historical significance of settings to enhance comprehension.
Understand that plot developments reflect social, cultural, and historical conflicts.
Analyze how multiple characters acting as narrators, each with a limited and possibly unreliable narrative perspective, influence the interpretation of events and characters.
Analyze how changes in setting reinforce developments in character.
Analyze how flashbacks function within and advance the plot.
Analyze how climax functions within and advances the plot.
Fitzgerald’s best-known novel
Originally published in 1925
Set on Long Island and in New York City
Direct commentary on the American Dream
Largely unpopular until re-publication in 1945, despite being turned into both a play and film by 1926
Fitzgerald dislike the title, but was convinced to keep it by his wife and his publisher
Widely regarded as the defining novel of 20th century American literature