Significant connections – Lewie Foggin Texts: The great Gatsby – Novel The great and powerful oz – Movie The lost decade – Short Story The landlady – Short Story Idea – Not everyone is who they appear to be (Illusion about characters) Introduction: Text 1 – The Great Gatsby During the novel The Great Gatsby […]

The great Gatsby The lost decade The wizard of oz the landlady Character: Not everyone is who they seem. Text 1: The great Gatsby – Jay gatsby Gatsby has built up a completely new life so hee can be with Daisy Q1:  ‘I am the son of some wealthy people in the middle-west—all dead now. […]

  Topic: The illusion of New Zealand being a clean and pristine place. More than half our lakes and rivers are polluted. We have less than a quarter of our forest cover left but there’s no need to worry because we still have a 100% pure environment.How does this work? New Zealand is said to […]

THIS IS ONLY ONE OF THE PARAGRAPHS FROM MY PREVIOUS ESSAY.   West egg represents the corrupt american dream. ‘I didn’t hear it. I imagined it. A lot of these newly rich people are just big bootleggers, you know.’ West Egg represents the corrupt american dream because of how the people that live there got […]

“There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.”  This very famous novel “The great Gatsby” by F Scott Fitzgerald is set in New York. This book follows the life of 8 characters in the 1920’s. I will talk about how East Egg, West Egg, The valley of ashes and New York […]

HAVENT FINISHED Character Revealed Evidence 1 Gatsby This is revealed through symbols ‘He must have looked up at an unfamiliar sky through frightening leaves and shivered as he found what a grotesque thing a rose is and how raw the sunlight was upon the scarcely created grass. A new world, material without being real, where […]

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 these features and why he may have chosen to use them. This is a valley of ashes – a […]