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A discussion of author F. Scott Fitzgerald’s contribution as the voice of a generation.
Notes, Guides, Essays and Articles
A comprehensive study guide for The Great Gatbsy, providing an overview of the context and plot summary, and analysis of characters and themes.
A useful study guide for The Great Gatsby, including a glossary of terms, plot summary, and essay question prompts.
An extensive study guide for The Great Gatsby, including a biography of the author, links to critical essays, and an examination of famous quotes from the novel.
The Great Gatsby and American Literature
An essay examining the impact and influence of The Great Gatsby on American literature.
The American Dream in the The Great Gatsby
A critical essay examining the idea of the American Dream in The Great Gatsby.
Money and Love in The Great Gatsby
A critical essay analyzing how the themes of money and love are explored in The Great Gatsby.
In our EBSCO database you will find access to the following article:
Hunter, J. (2014). 'Why Gatsby never dies'. In Toronto Star. Retrieved from Student Research Centre.
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A visual analysis of the plot and themes in The Great Gatsby
An overview of the life, career and influences of F. Scott Fitzgerald.
F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda’s biographies presented side by side.
John Green discusses the idea of the American dream in chapter 1 of The Great Gatsby
John Green discuss symbol and metaphor in The Great Gatsby
John Green discusses the social, economic and political context of America in the 1920s
Overview of the 1920s
A brief overview of the social and political changes that were occurring in America in the 1920s, this website includes links to related videos and speeches.
A pictorial examination of US history in the 1920s, looking at work, Prohibition, women and advertising.
This website collects photographs documenting everyday American life in the 1920s.