Jay Gatsby's House in the Great Gatsby

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An object that is used in a work of literature to represent an idea or theme is called _____.

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1. In The Great Gatsby, the towns of West Egg and East Egg are based on real places located on what island?

2. In The Great Gatsby, Gatsby's estate is described as being how large?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is one of the greatest novels of the 20th Century. One way in which you can analyze a work such as this is by paying attention to the specific settings in which the action takes place. This quiz will specifically test you on the significance of Jay Gatsby's house in the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to test yourself on:

  • Relevant literary concepts
  • Setting of the novel
  • Gatsby's estate
  • The homes of notable characters
  • The style of Gatsby's house

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall -see if you can accurately recall the key facts from The Great Gatsby that relate to its setting, and particularly Gatsby's house.
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you can understand the characteristics and significance of specific locations in the novel
  • Critical thinking - critically analyze the specific settings in The Great Gatsby to better understand the novel as a whole

Additional Learning

Review more information on this subject with the associated lesson called Jay Gatsby's House in The Great Gatsby. You can use this lesson to learn about:

  • The relevant themes of The Great Gatsby
  • Jay Gatsby's house
  • The setting of the novel
  • The relationship between the novel's setting and themes
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