THE GREAT GATBSY FLASH CARDS

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Name 3 significant events in chapter one.
Beginning: Intro to Nick Middle: Meet Tom+Daisy (adultery) End: Glimpse of Gatsby (illusive)
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Name 2 significant building blocks in chapter one.
Characterisation and scenes+places
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Give 3 themes/symbols in chapter one.
The green light (Represents hope and jealousy) Corruption, Mystery, Wealth
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Name 2 structural points in chapter one.
Chronological, Retrospective view of the summer of 1922
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Give 3 or more significant quotes in chapter one for the beginning middle and end.
Beginning: 'I'm inclined to reserve all judgements' Middle: 'Not perfect ovals' 'a cruel body' 'i hope she'll be a fool' End: I could have sworn he was trembling' 'he had vanished' 'a single green light'
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what is the most significant event in chapter one?
Learning about Tom and Daisy, from first impression the reader is portrayed the idea that nothing is perfect right from the start (Toms mistresses, adultery)
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In chapter 2 what are the 2 main events which take place?
Beginning: The valley of Ashes is introduced Middle: Myrtle is introduced(NYC PARTY) End: Violence between Tom and Myrtle
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Give a structural point for Chapter 2
Nick is drunk - unreliability+gaps in narrative,
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What are the themes explored in chapter 2
Violence/attitudes towards women/abuse, social class
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Give 2 symbols in chapter 2
The valley of ashes - symbolises death and foreshadows future problems Eyes of TJ Eckleburg - symbolic to the eyes of god
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Name 3 significant building blocks in chapter 2
Scenes and place, Point of View, Characterisation
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What is THE most significant event in chapter 2?
Meeting myrtle
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Give some significant quotes for the events of chapter 2
Beginning: 'Ashes take the form of houses' 'Grey' 'bruce over the solemn dump' Middle" 'they say he's a nephew of Kaiser Wolfsheim' 'Thickish figure' 'Faintly stout' 'Her wet lips' End: 'Dim hazy cast' (alcohol)
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Give 3 or more significant quotes in chapter one for the beginning middle and end.

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