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Extend reading comprehension and support the development of close reading analysis skills for high school with this set of rigorous questions covering chapter nine of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. An answer key is provided. Materials are delivered in printable Word Document and PDF formats. By completing this close reading activity, students will:

  • Discern what the text states explicitly and implicitly
  • Apply knowledge of literary devices including situational irony and metaphor
  • Explore character motivations
  • Analyze how complex characters interact
  • Determine the greater significance of a given characterization detail
  • Analyze the author’s word choices to infer the author’s intent
  • Make logical inferences about a character’s mode of thinking in context
  • Explore how Tom sees himself in the context of the tragedies of Gatsby, Myrtle, and Wilson