Close Reading 123.docx - Close Reading Questions 1-3 Chapter 1 1 Tom Fitzgerald uses diction with a more unpleasant connotation to describe the west egg

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Close Reading Questions 1-3 Chapter 1 1. Tom Fitzgerald uses diction with a more unpleasant connotation to describe the west egg, with words such as sinister, bizarre, and imitation. On the other hand, he uses a more positive diction to describe the east egg, with words such as glittered, accomplishments, and fashionable. 2. Ten words that contribute to the last sentence in the paragraph are: supercilious, hard, arrogant, dominance, aggressively, effeminate, swank, glistening, enormous, muscle. The last sentence “It was a body capable of enormous leverage - a cruel body,” has an effect of creating a sense of what Daisy’s husband looks like physically, and what his cruel personality is like. 3. The first thing that Daisy says in the novel is “I’m p-paralyzed with happiness.” This could be interpreted as her being drunk, as she is described to be laughing, and then she says something a bit out of the blue when she first sees her cousin. It
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