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We went upstairs, through period bedrooms swathed in rose and lavender silk and vivid with new flowers, through dressing-rooms and poolrooms, and bathrooms, with sunken baths – intruding into one chamber where a disheveled man in pajamas was doing liver exercises on the floor.

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We went upstairs, through period bedrooms swathed in rose and lavender silk

and vivid with new flowers, through dressing-rooms and poolrooms, and

bathrooms, with sunken baths – intruding into one chamber where a disheveled

man in pajamas was doing liver exercises on the floor.

-- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

www.theguardian.com

mylusciouslife.com

Question #1: Identify three general adjectives that you could use to describe

this house. With each adjective, write one sentence in which you provide an

example from the passage.

Question #2: How does the “disheveled man in pajamas…doing liver

exercises on the floor” help create the mood and atmosphere of the

house?

Application: Describe a room in great detail. In your response, include

one jarring or unexpected element.


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