In The Great Gatsby

After reading The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, you will answer the question below in an essay of at least five paragraphs. You will hand in your completed essay on the final day of this unit. As you work through this unit’s lessons, you will be prompted to complete activities designed to help you prepare, draft, and revise your essay. Good luck!

In The Great Gatsby, what does F. Scott Fitzgerald suggest about the state of the American Dream, the people who pursue it, and the impact of that pursuit through his depiction of Jay Gatsby and the people in Gatsby’s life? Include specific examples, quotations, and supporting details from the novel in your response. Do not merely summarize the story.