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  • 1. Through the Lens1 February 2012
  • 2. Journal PromptYou dont write because youwant to say something, youwrite because you havesomething to say. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • 3. Character AnalysisAnd this book has plenty ofcharacters to analyze…
  • 4. Basic Information • Family history, social• Background status, role models, lifestyle, occupation, e ducation, location• Mental • Intelligence, common sense, reason• Emotional • High-strung or Easy-going? Secretive or open book?• Spiritual • Ethics, Beliefs, Religion, Faith • Why the character makes the choices he/she makes• Motivation
  • 5. Nick Carraway
  • 6. Tom Buchanan
  • 7. Daisy Buchanan
  • 8. Jordan Baker
  • 9. George Wilson
  • 10. Myrtle Wilson
  • 11. Jay Gatsby
  • 12. SummaryYou tell me
  • 13. Scene by Scene
  • 14. Look for: Eyes GlassesSymbolism Colors Cars Windows Lights Water Alcohol Why did Fitzgerald choose these things? What inspired him? What do you see through these image?
  • 15. “Genius is the abilityto put into effect whatis on your mind.”Fitzgerald chose his wordscarefully, writing and re-writing toc=achieve perfection. There are nowasted words. Every word, everysymbol, and every idea has a purpose. Your job is to discover that purpose.
  • 16. HomeworkRead pp 61-111 (about a third of the book)Create an image from that sectionWrite an analysis of how that section is mirrored inmodern society. (3-4 page MLA essay form)Prepare a 3-4 minute presentation that covers bothyour essay and your image