Gatsby- Chapter 1

Following the reading of the opening chapter of The Great Gatsby, students have been asked to respond to the following questions:

  1. Give a recount of the events in the opening chapter.
  2. Make a list of at least 5 words used by Nick to characterize Daisy, Tom and Jordan Baker. Explain what impression these words helped you form.
  3. Explain your first impression of Nick. Do you think he will be a reliable narrator? Justify your answer with evidence from the text.

Posted by Renee Plunkett

Teacher of English at Mount Aspiring College, Wanaka, New Zealand.

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