Journal PromptYou dont write because youwant to say something, youwrite because you havesomething to say. F. Scott Fitzgerald
Character AnalysisAnd this book has plenty ofcharacters to analyze…
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
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?
“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.
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