Tone in The Great Gatsby


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To whom does Nick compare the people who attend Gatsby's parties to in The Great Gatsby?

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1. What word best describes Nick's tone towards Gatsby at the end of The Great Gatsby?

2. How does Nick view Daisy in The Great Gatsby?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you several questions about the tone of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. You'll need to know Nick's feelings about various characters, as well as the author's attitude toward wealthy culture.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be challenged to:

  • Understand who Nick compares Gatsby's party goers to
  • Describe Nick's tone toward Gatsby at the end of the novel
  • Determine how Nick views Daisy
  • Recognize reasons why Nick becomes disgusted with Gatsby
  • Know the author's apparent attitude toward the rich socialites of the 1920s

Skills Practiced

You'll use the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Nick Carraway to answer questions about his feelings about Daisy and Gatsby
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding F. Scott Fitzgerald's attitude toward the wealthy culture of the 1920s
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you draw the most important information from the related lesson on tone in The Great Gatsby

Additional Learning

Tone in The Great Gatsby is a related lesson that goes into more detail about the novel's tone. The lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Define tone as it applies to literature
  • Learn how Nick's attitude toward Gatsby changes throughout the book
  • Understand Nick's nostalgic tone toward Daisy during the novel's beginning