family holiday – S Daly, phenomena – short story a.) “the bridge bucked and rolled to the side” the bridge suggests danger dangerous “it drops away pretty sharply” this suggests danger b. (i) onomatopoeia -crashed (ii) the writer uses onomatopoeia when she uses the word crashed, this can suggest to us that because of the crashing […]

Start off with a rhetorical question eg. who believed in Santa etc first paragraph – the illusion of child hood and how the imagination is broader, we are fed stories like Santa and the Easter bunny second paragraph – being a teenager, the social media, the third paragraph – being a mature adult intro  Who remembers the […]

Fitzgerald has a very poetic way of presenting language. He uses the same devices consistently throughout his writing. 1. Select three passages from the book (about a paragraph or two in length) that we have NOT annotated as a class. Annotate these passages and identify the language features that Fitzgerald uses. Explain the effect of […]

“I think the American dream for most people is just to survive.”The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald is a novel is based in the 1920s through the eyes of the narrator Nick Carraway.It’s a story told over one summer in new york city, Nick Carraway is a middle-aged man who has moved to New York to pursue […]

The dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.-James Truslow   if you put in enough effort, you will be rewarded with wealth etc.Valley of Ashes and Wilson, these people work hard every day.They remain poor and their lives are […]

How is the scene in the hotel room in chapter 7 similar to the scene in chapter 2? The only difference in chapter 7 is that it is about gatsby whereas in chapter 2 it is about tom and myrtle. In chapter 2 tom and myrtle have an apartment that they go to and play […]

How does Fitzgerald paint Nick as a narrator? what qualities is he given? Fitzgerald shows nick as the narrator by being painting him as unjudgemental from the start. In the first paragraph, he talks about how his father taught him never to judge because everyone goes through different things and as a consequence he has inclined […]