F. Scott Fitzgerald's the Great Gatsby (Monarch Notes)
A guide to reading "The Great Gatsby" with a critical and appreciative mind encouraging analysis of plot, style, form, and structure. Also includes background on the author's life and times, sample tests, term paper suggestions, and a reading list.
Paperback, 0 pages
Published June 1st 1976 by Monarch Press
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The great thing about this booklet is that it identifies and explains certain meanings and concepts in each chapter. Unlike Sparknotes or Cliff notes, it does NOT spend its time giving full summaries of each chapter. (Sparknotes and Cliff notes is really meant for people who are too lazy to actually read the whole damn book.) For each chapter of The Great Gatsby, this book analyzes the specific symbols or themes in that particular situation in that chapter. This booklet is very detailed and help...more
I've always loved this book...not sure why, I guess because to me it tells about a life no one really wants but you can somehow see why the characters in the book struggle to keep up with their strange lives. It's a book I have read many times and would read again.