West Egg in The Great Gatsby


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Who wrote The Great Gatsby?

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1. The time period during which The Great Gatsby takes place is often called:

2. What is the West Egg in The Great Gatsby?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Through the use of symbolism, the iconic novel The Great Gatsby makes strong statements about a changing America. This quiz and worksheet combination will ask you questions pertaining to important characters and the plot in this story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • Inhabitants of West Egg
  • The setting of The Great Gatsby
  • The character Daisy
  • Who wrote this novel
  • Symbolism of the valley of ashes

Skills Practiced

Prepare to utilize the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson on The Great Gatsby
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the author of this novel
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the novel's characters and use of symbolism

Additional Learning

Study the accompanying lesson, West Egg in The Great Gatsby, to learn more about this novel. This lesson will focus on these objectives:

  • Identify the role location plays in status
  • Understand the significance of the time period in which The Great Gatsby is set
  • Compare and contrast West Egg to East Egg
  • Address the main characters of the story
  • Analyze the implications of the social status divide evident in the novel