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Readings On The Great Gatsby

Author : Katie De Koster
ISBN : 1565106458
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Offers an analysis of Scott's novel, examining its themes and structure

Fitzgerald S The Great Gatsby

Author : Nicolas Tredell
ISBN : 9780826490117
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Great Gatsby (1925) is a classic of modern American literature and is often seen as the quintessential novel of 'the jazz age'. This guide to The Great Gatsby explores the style, structure, themes, critical reputation and literary influence of F. Scott Fitzgerald's most famous novel and also discusses its stage, screen and opera versions. It includes points for discussion, suggestions for further study and an annotated guide to relevant reading.

F Scott Fitzgerald S The Great Gatsby

Author : Harold Bloom
ISBN : 9781438132761
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Presents a series of critical essays discussing the structure, themes, and subject matter of Fitzgerald's story of the love between wealthy Jay Gatsby and the beautiful Daisy Buchanan.

Using Informational Text To Teach The Great Gatsby

Author : Audrey Fisch
ISBN : 9781475831023
Genre : Education
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The Common Core State Standards initiated major changes for language arts teachers, particularly the emphasis on “informational text.” Language arts teachers were asked to shift attention toward informational texts without taking away from the teaching of literature. Teachers, however, need to incorporate nonfiction in ways that enhance rather than take away from their teaching of literature. The Using Informational Text series is designed to help. In this fourth volume (Volume 1: Using Informational Text to Teach To Kill a Mockingbird; Volume 2: Using Informational Text to Teach A Raisin in the Sun; Volume 3: Connecting Across Disciplines: Collaborating with Informational Text), we offer challenging and engaging readings to enhance your teaching of Gatsby. Texts from a wide range of genres (a TED Talk, federal legislation, economic policy material, newspaper articles, and 1920s political writing) and on a variety of topics (income inequality, nativism and immigration, anti-Semitism, the relationship between wealth and cheating, the Black Sox scandal and newspaper coverage, and prohibition) help students answer essential questions about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel. Each informational text is part of a student-friendly unit, with media links, reading strategies, vocabulary, discussion, and writing activities, and out-of-the-box class activities.

Twenty First Century Readings Of Tender Is The Night

Author : William Blazek
ISBN : 9781781387849
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Bringing together established Fitzgerald scholars from the United Kingdom, Europe and North America, this collection offers eleven new readings of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1934 novel, Tender is the Night. While The Great Gatsby continues to attract more attention than the rest of Fitzgerald's oeuvre combined, persistent, if infrequent, writings on Tender is the Night from the 1950s onwards indicate that, like Gatsby's green light, Fitzgerald's fourth novel continues both to perplex and intrigue. In addition to the inevitable biographical interpretations, the novel has, in myriad readings, been viewed as: a marriage novel, a text of disturbed psychology, a text nostalgically marking the passing of a talent and a time, an outdated "Jazz Age" story, and "the great novel about American history". This new collection of essays opens criticism of Tender Is the Night to a new generation of scholars providing new ways for readers to appreciate this complex, compelling, and profound work.Contributors include edi

Critical Companion To F Scott Fitzgerald

Author : Mary Jo Tate
ISBN : 9781438108452
Genre : Authors, American
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Examines the life and works of F. Scott Fitzgerald including detailed synopses of a variety of his works, character descriptions, important places Fitzgerald lived and wrote about, biographies of family, friends, and contemporaries, and more.

Critical Theory Today

Author : Lois Tyson
ISBN : 0815328796
Genre : Fiction
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Providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis, this guide can be used as the only text in a course or as a precursor to the study of primary theoretical works. It aims to motivate readers by showing them what critical theory can offer in terms of their practical understanding of literary texts and in terms of their personal understanding of themselves and the world in which they live. The text offers a how-to book for undergraduate and graduate students new to critical theory and for lecturers who want to broaden their repertoire of critical approaches to literature.

Women In Literature

Author : Jerilyn Fisher
ISBN : 0313313466
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Looks at gender-related themes in ninety-six of the most frequently taught works of fiction, including "Anna Karenina," "Brave New World," "Great Expectations," and "Lord of the Flies."

The Art Of X Ray Reading

Author : Roy Peter Clark
ISBN : 9780316282161
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Roy Peter Clark, one of America's most influential writing teachers, offers writing lessons we can draw from 25 great texts. Where do writers learn their best moves? They use a technique that Roy Peter Clark calls X-ray reading, a form of reading that lets you penetrate beyond the surface of a text to see how meaning is actually being made. In The Art of X-Ray Reading, Clark invites you to don your X-ray reading glasses and join him on a guided tour through some of the most exquisite and masterful literary works of all time, from The Great Gatsby to Lolita to The Bluest Eye, and many more. Along the way, he shows you how to mine these masterpieces for invaluable writing strategies that you can add to your arsenal and apply in your own writing. Once you've experienced X-ray reading, your writing will never be the same again.

The Great Gatsby

Author : Roger Lathbury
ISBN : 0787639605
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Critically examines the novel, covering characters, images, metaphors, themes, critical summary, adaptations, and symbolism.

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