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The Great Gatsby Study Guide (Download)

100 pages

£45.00

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A 100-page photocopiable Video PDF offering:

  • imaginative strategies for reading and working on key aspects of the text (including voice, structure, characterisation, themes, the role of Nick as storyteller)
  • a focus on close linguistic analysis: symbolism, lexical clusters
  • ideas for relating the text to its historical, social and cultural, literary contexts, with images from the period
  • active approaches to critical material
  • creative writing and media approaches.

The PDF also includes a video interview of Gatsby expert Nicolas Tredell talking about the novel.

 This download publication includes a separate Word document: a chapter-by-chapter version of the text of The Great Gatsby which has been ‘collapsed’, with all the words organised alphabetically and with each new word on a different line, to use both as a print out, or on computer.

A note on the text

This Video PDF download edition of Studying ‘The Great Gatsby’ is an edited version of the print and DVD resource published by the English and Media Centre in 2009. In addition to minor changes, the section on literary context has not been included due to copyright restrictions, while the length of the critical extracts on the ending of the novel has been reduced. 

 

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Reviews

I purchased The Great Gatsby Study Guide about 2 years ago and have found it a fabulous resource to use with my AS Lit students.

Adele Parkes, Kesteven and Sleaford High School

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