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The Great Gatsby Study Guide

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If you're looking for a quick and simple way to master ''The Great Gatsby'' to boost your literature class grades or prepare for class exams, then refer to this extensive study guide. Short but detailed video lessons cover literary analysis, themes, characters, symbolism and other key topics.
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8 chapters in The Great Gatsby Study Guide

Ch 1. The Great Gatsby: Literary Context {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[62678].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Modernism in American Literature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2320].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2320].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Lost Generation: Expatriate Writers of the 20th Century Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8638].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8638].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Symbolism in Literature? - Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11199].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11199].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - F. Scott Fitzgerald: Biography and Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2322].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2322].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Books Like The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62679].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62679].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Vocabulary in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62680].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62680].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Has The Great Gatsby Been Banned? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62681].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62681].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Time Period of The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Why Was The Great Gatsby Written? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62684].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62684].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - 1920s American Culture: City Life & Values Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9191].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9191].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - American Art, Pop Culture & Literature of the 1920s Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9196].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9196].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Great Depression: The Wall Street Crash of 1929 and Other Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10065].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10065].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - America During the Great Depression: The Dust Bowl, Unemployment & Cultural Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10066].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10066].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Prohibition & The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62685].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62685].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Literary Criticism of The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62692].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62692].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Modernism in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62693].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62693].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The American Dream in the Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62694].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62694].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - First Line of The Great Gatsby: Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Ending & Last Line of The Great Gatsby: Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62696].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62696].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Eyes in The Great Gatsby: Significance & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62697].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62697].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Social Class in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62698].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62698].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Conflicts in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62699].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62699].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Materialism in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62700].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62700].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Cars in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62701].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62701].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Fashion in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62702].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62702].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Carelessness in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62703].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62703].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Feminism in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62704].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62704].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Moral of The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62705].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62705].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Love in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62706].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62706].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Corruption in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62707].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62707].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Greed in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62708].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62708].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Marxism in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62709].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62709].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - Alcohol in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62710].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62710].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Lies in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62711].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62711].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Literary Elements in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62713].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62713].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Point of View in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62714].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62714].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Motifs in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62715].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62715].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Tone in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62716].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62716].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Imagery in The Great Gatsby: Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62717].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62717].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Color Symbolism in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62718].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62718].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Green Light & the Color Green in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62719].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62719].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Yellow in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62720].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62720].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Figurative Language in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62721].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62721].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Allusion in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62722].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62722].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Metaphors in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62723].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62723].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Similes in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62724].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62724].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Personification in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62725].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62725].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Rhetorical Devices in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62726].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62726].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Irony in The Great Gatsby: Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62727].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62727].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Dramatic Irony in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62728].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62728].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Satire in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44615].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44615].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Alliteration in the Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[141952].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[141952].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Flashcards - The Great Gatsby Vocabulary Flashcards
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Lesson 1 - Main Characters in The Great Gatsby: Character List & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62730].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62730].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Minor Characters in The Great Gatsby: Character List & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62731].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62731].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Nick Carraway in the Great Gatsby: Character Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62732].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62732].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Nick's Role as the Narrator in the Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Jay Gatsby (James Gatz) in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62734].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62734].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby: Character Analysis & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62735].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62735].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Tom Buchanan in The Great Gatsby: Character Analysis & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62736].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62736].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Who Is Jordan Baker in The Great Gatsby? - Character Analysis & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62737].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62737].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Myrtle Wilson in The Great Gatsby: Character Analysis & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62738].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62738].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Who Is George Wilson in The Great Gatsby? - Character Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62739].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62739].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Meyer Wolfsheim in The Great Gatsby: Character Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62740].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62740].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Dan Cody in The Great Gatsby: Character Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62741].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62741].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Klipspringer & Owl Eyes in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Women in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62743].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62743].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Flashcards - The Great Gatsby Characters Flashcards
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Lesson 1 - The Great Gatsby: Summary, Themes, Symbols, and Character Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2323].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2323].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Most Important Events in The Great Gatsby Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62745].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62745].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Great Gatsby Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62746].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62746].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Great Gatsby Chapter 2 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Great Gatsby Chapter 3 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62748].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62748].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Great Gatsby Chapter 4 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62749].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62749].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Great Gatsby Chapter 5 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62750].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62750].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Great Gatsby Chapter 6 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62751].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62751].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Great Gatsby Chapter 7 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62752].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62752].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Great Gatsby Chapter 8 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62753].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62753].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Great Gatsby Chapter 9 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62754].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62754].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Great Gatsby: Key Quotations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62755].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62755].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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