The Great Gatsby

Novel by: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Website by: Ms. Patti Hinko

Grade: 11

Content: Symbolism and Narrative in The Great Gatsby

Created: April 3, 2008

Revised: April 12, 2008


One of the greatest novels of the 20th Century is the American classic The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Many high school students are assigned to read this novel and usually ask, “Why should I read this? I won’t enjoy it and I’ll never need to use it again in my life.”  The purpose of this website is to help students see how they can actually enjoy this novel, apply it to their future studies and everyday life, and provide as a resource tool for any student in need of understanding or a study guide.


One of the main purposes of this website, as stated above, is to provide as a resource tool for any student.  Unless otherwise stated by your teacher the best way to go about this is to read each section, complete the assessment at the end, and perform the additional activities at the end as an additional review.  Or if you are just looking for a quick review, you can go to the section you need to review using the hyperlinked navigation bar at the top of the page. Enjoy!


TSWBT describe and understand the use of symbolism and first person narrative in The Great Gatsby and understand how it applies to modern day life by reading the following webpage on the subjects and then correctly answering the questions givenby the teacher to 90% accuracy.

TSWBT read and comprehend what a webpage says by reading this webpage and answering the questions given by the teacher to 90% accuracy.

TSWBT use technology successfully by using the links on this webpage and answering the questions given by the teacher to 90% accuracy.

Fair Use

This website is designed to be a resource tool for students so you may use any information on this page without having to ask for my permission.  Just remember to cite where you got the information from and if you have any questions, just post them on the blog under assessment. Enjoy!