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Gatsby Theme ActivityThe theme of a piece of literature should not be confused with the subject of the work:Theme isa statement about life or human nature.Most themes are not completely obvious and must beinferred by the reader.A reader must take a good look at the entire novel: the title, plot,characters, setting, and mood, which all work together to reveal the themes in a piece ofliterature.Directions:For numbers 1-6, a theme from the novel has been chosen.Find a quote from thetext which best illustrates each theme.For numbers 7-9, a quote has been taken directly from thetext.Write some other themes these quotes reveal or suggest.1.Theme:Money is the root of all evil.Example: this is shown by2.Theme:You cannot repeat the past.Example:3.Theme:There are limits to the idea of the “American Dream.”Example:4.Theme:Money and materialism lead to corruption.Example:5.Theme:People don’t always get what they deserve.
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Spring
Professor
Mr.Ziols
Tags
Literature, The Reader

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