Themes. The Decline of the American Dream in the 1920’s
Supercilious (adj.) – having or showing arrogant superiority to those one views as unworthy.
Complacent (adj.) – often without awareness or some potential danger or defect; self-satisfied.
Apathetic (adj.) – not interested or concerned; indifferent or unresponsive
Permeate (V) -to pass into or through every part of; to penetrate through the pores; to be diffused through; pervade; saturate.
Cordial (Adj.) -courteous and gracious; friendly; warm.
Sporadic (adj.) – appearing or happening at irregular intervals in time; occasional
Valor (n.) – heroic courage; bravery
Desolate (adj.) – barren or laid waste; devastated; deserted; uninhabited; lonely
Inexplicable (Adj.) – incapable of being explained
Vicarious (Adj.) -taking the place of another person or thing; acting or serving as a substitute.
Laden (Adj.) -burdened; loaded down.
Surmise (V) -to think or infer without certain or strong evidence; conjecture; guess.
Superfluous(Adj.) -being more than is sufficient or required; excessive; unnecessary or needless.
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“American Dream” Crossover OER’s are due.
Gatsby Symbolism Charts are due tomorrow.
** GATSBY CHARTS ARE DUE TOMORROW. You should have them almost complete and we have finished enough of the book for you to complete them.