Who Is Jordan Baker in The Great Gatsby? - Character Analysis & Quotes


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How did Nick Carraway know of Jordan Baker before actually meeting her in The Great Gatsby?

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1. In Nick Carraway's first meeting with Jordan Baker in The Great Gatsby, she reveals to him:

2. Jordan Baker from The Great Gatsby is important to the story for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Although Jay Gatsby is the main character in The Great Gatsby, supporting characters including Jordan Baker play a significant role in the plot of this novel. Quiz questions will test your knowledge about Jordan's importance to the storyline.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See if you can correctly answer questions on the following:

  • How other characters knew of Jordan
  • Information revealed by Jordan
  • Ironic statements related to her character
  • Words used to describe Jordan
  • Importance of Jordan to the story

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson about information revealed to Nick Carraway
  • Making connections - use your understanding of topics discussed by Jordan to connect these statements to the underlying sense of irony
  • Knowledge application - apply knowledge about how Nick Carraway is familiar with Jordan even before he meets her

Additional Learning

When you review the lesson called Who Is Jordan Baker in The Great Gatsby? - Character Analysis & Quotes, you will learn more information regarding:

  • Jordan's socialite status
  • Relationship between Nick and Jordan
  • Definition of subterfuge
  • Flappers