Characterization in The Great Gatsby


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In The Great Gatbsy, which of the following characters is described as a wealthy and powerful bully?

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1. In The Great Gatbsy, F. Scott Fitzgerald characterizes Myrtle Wilson in terms of:

2. When Nick Carraway first meets Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatbsy, he describes:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The use of characterization by F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby is the focus of these assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments will test knowledge of:

  • The character who is described as a wealthy and powerful bully
  • Characterization
  • Nick's initial description of Jay Gatsby

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how Myrtle Wilson is characterized
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on characterization in The Great Gatsby
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about Nick's characterization of Daisy

Additional Learning

Characterization in The Great Gatsby is a lesson that will teach you how characters are described in this novel. The objectives covered include:

  • Understand the effect of characterization on novels
  • Know how characterization reveals information about characters
  • Review how Fitzgerald characterizes the main characters in The Great Gatsby