The Great Gatsby Study Guide 2020

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The Great Gatsby Study Guide 2020

Write better answers for the Comparative Study with the help of this companion guide to ‘The Great Gatsby’.  Crack the Comparative with these clear, detailed notes and key moment analysis to help you achieve exam success. 

This book is a study guide for Leaving Certificate English students sitting their exam in 2020. It provides notes for the Comparative Study of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

There are notes and analysis of key moments for Cultural Context/Social Setting, Literary Genre, Theme/Issue (Relationships) and Hero, Heroine, Villain.

Understand how the Comparative Study Modes apply to 'The Great Gatsby'
Notes on Cultural Context/Social Setting
Literary Genre
Theme/Issue - Relationships
Hero,Heroine, Villain
Notes on Key Moments for each Mode

Table of Contents 

Understanding the Mode - Cultural Context/Social Setting 2

Notes on Cultural Context/Social Setting 4

Cultural Context/Social Setting - Key Moments 6

Visiting Daisy and Tom Buchanan in East Egg 6

Nick’s First Party at Gatsby’s 7

Lunch in the City 8

Gatsby Meets Daisy and Shows Her Around His Home 9

The Plaza Hotel 10

After Gatsby’s Death 11

Understanding the Mode - Literary Genre 13

Notes on Literary Genre 15

Literary Genre Key Moments 18

The Novel’s Opening 18

Party in the City 19

Nick’s First Party at Gatsby’s 20

Car Accident 20

Gatsby’s Death 22

The Ending 23

Understanding the Mode - Theme/Issue – Relationships 24

Notes on Theme/Issue - Relationships 26

Theme/Issue - Relationships Key Moments 28

Nick Visits Daisy and Tom 28

Party in the City 29

Gatsby is Reunited with Daisy 30

Confrontation at the Plaza Hotel 30

Post Accident 31

Nick’s Loyalty to Gatsby After His Death 32

Understanding the Mode - Hero, Heroine, Villain (Ordinary Level) 33

Notes on Hero, Heroine, Villain (Ordinary Level) 34

Hero, Heroine, Villain Key Moments 36

Gatsby’s Reputation 36

Lunch in the City with Nick 36

Meeting Daisy 37

Tom Ends Gatsby’s Affair with Daisy 38

Attempting to Protect Daisy After the Accident 39

Post Death Version of Gatsby 39