The Great Gatsby Chapter 7 Questions

Instructor: Tammy Galloway

Tammy teaches business courses at the post-secondary and secondary level and has a master's of business administration in finance.

Teachers, enhance your students' understanding of vocabulary and discussion questions from Chapter 7 of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby'. This lesson can be used in a traditional classroom environment or online.


Define each vocabulary word. Notate the page where each is found and explain the word in the context of this chapter. Also, choose one word from the list, use it in a sentence and follow the additional instructions.

  • Villainous

Provide at least 2 antonyms. Use each antonym in a sentence in the context of the book.

  • Commutation

Choose a similar word and substitute it in the sentence from the book. Which sentence makes more sense, the one in the book or your sentence? Explain why.

  • Inexhaustible

Identify the prefix and suffix. Define the prefix of this word.

  • Tumultuous

List at least 2 synonyms. Use each synonym in a sentence in the context of the book.

  • Vicariously

Does this word apply to you? If yes, explain. If not, choose a friend, family member, or classmate and discuss why you believe this word fits their personality.

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