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Rodriguez, Francisco Period 6 1/4/2021 THE GREAT GATSBY: Ch. 5-6 Film Analysis 1. Evaluate the director’s casting choices (especially DiCaprio as Gatsby) in this scene DiCaprio was a perfect choice to play Gatsby due to his knowledge of playing a serious man with a lot of emotion in previous films. 2. How does the director develop the tense, awkward mood during the scene in which Daisy and Gatsby are reunited? Explain the details that contribute to this mood. By having Gatsby drop the clock and looking away when they make eye contact making it very embarrassing and awkward. 3. After Nick leaves Gatsby and Daisy alone in his house, the film adds extra narration that is not in the novel. Nick states, “Looking over my story so far, I’m reminded that for the second time that summer, I was guarding other people’s secrets. Once again, I was within and without.” What is the effect of this commentary? Explain. This effect brings a mystery to Nicks past and possibly foreshadows a future event in where the audience will find out.

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