Studying The Great Gatsby: The Complete Text and Revision Guide

Studying The Great Gatsby: The Complete Text and Revision Guide

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Summary

Plug in and prepare for your A-Level English Literature examination with this comprehensive audio study guide to The Great Gatsby.

Includes the entire, unabridged audio narration of The Great Gatsby, as well as in-depth analysis on the text, covering the key areas of: Characters, Themes, Structure and Form, Genre and Historical Context - as well as detailed chapter summaries and key quotations for your exam.

This audio study guide covers the core assessment objectives of the A Level syllabus. This will give students studying these texts a strong foundation from which they can build their understanding, engage with other critical commentary and draw connections to other literary texts. Students will learn how to:

- articulate informed and creative responses to the text through the exploration of themes and key ideas (AO1)

- analyse writers' craft to uncover the ways in which writers convey meaning in the text (AO2)


- appreciate the influence and significance of the contexts which shaped the writing and reception of the text (AO3)

About the author

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Fitzgerald was born in 1896 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and educated at Princeton. Stationed in Alabama, he met and later married Zelda Sayre. His first novel, This Side of Paradise published in 1920, was a tremendous critical and commercial success. Fitzgerald followed with The Beautiful and the Damned in 1922, The Great Gatsby in 1925 and Tender is the Night in 1934. He was working on The Last Tycoon (1941) when he died, in Hollywood, in 1940.
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