East Egg in The Great Gatsby


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The Great Gatsby was written by _____.

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1. The time period during which The Great Gatsby takes place is often called the ''Roaring 20s'' because __________.

2. Who is Daisy in The Great Gatsby?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a deeper look at The Great Gatsby highlights the complexities of the novel. These study materials will check your understanding of these complexities. You will be quizzed on specific characters and settings of the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Who wrote The Great Gatsby
  • The characteristics of the Roaring 20s
  • Tom Buchanan and his wife
  • Where Jay Gatsby lives
  • The Valley of the Ashes

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - show that you can pull out the most important information about The Great Gatsby and the 1920s in America from the lesson
  • Critical thinking - use what you have learned about the social and moral shift in the United States during the Roaring 20s to discuss The Great Gatsby in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - explore the differences demonstrated throughout the novel, such as the differences between East Egg and West Egg and the differences between Tom Buchanan and Jay Gatsby

Additional Learning

To explore The Great Gatsby in more detail, review the lesson East Egg in The Great Gatsby. This lesson has the following objectives:

  • Understand the period in which The Great Gatsby was written
  • Explore the relationships between various characters in the novel
  • Examine the author's use of East Egg and West Egg as a platform to comment on social differences