Moral of The Great Gatsby


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What is the moral of the novel The Great Gatsby?

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1. Which of the following statements is true regarding Daisy and Tom's marriage in The Great Gatsby?

2. What is Gatsy's American Dream in the novel The Great Gatsby?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

After reading The Great Gatsby, see if you understand the moral of the novel with this quiz and worksheet combination. You'll be quizzed on the moral of the entire book, as well as how that moral is shown through different characters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be answering questions about the topics below for this quiz and worksheet:

  • The moral of the story
  • Daisy and Tom's marriage
  • Gatsby's dream
  • Gatsby's wealth
  • A parallel between Fitzgerald and the book

Skills Practiced

By taking this quiz and worksheet combination, you can practice the skills listed below:

  • Making connections - draw parallels between the story, the characters, and Fitzgerald's life
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you understood the story by stating its moral
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the characters of Gatsby, Tom and Daisy

Additional Learning

For more about these topics, find the lesson titled Moral of The Great Gatsby. On that lesson page, you will be able to read up on the story and perform the following objectives:

  • Give examples of dreams and aspirations
  • Explain the problems that come with inheriting money
  • Learn about the symbolism of the green light
  • Read about F. Scott Fitzgerald's upbringing