Gatsby

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Yesenia Guerrero
Teacher: Mr. Agundez
AP English/Period 2
2/4/13
Outline
Thesis: The author used several revelatory passages to demonstrate wealth can be distinguished from class witch is seen in today’s society. Introduction:
• Background information on The Great Gatsby
• Thesis
Body Paragraph #1
• Quote: [Chapter 1.Paragraph 1-3]
• Topic sentence: Nick paints the portrait that, despite his wealthy family, he maintains a removed objectivity. • Additional sentences
• Narrative strategies
Body Paragraph #2
• Quote: [Chapter 7. Paragraph 99]
• Topic sentence: Gatsby feels unable to speak in the Buchanans’ house because of the barriers of wealth. • Additional sentences
• Narrative strategies
Body Paragraph #3
• Quote: [Chapter 7. Paragraph 229]
• Topic sentence: It is ironic that Tom’s scorn toward Gatsby is on his background-lack of money, education, and class-and not the fact of the affair between Daisy and Gatsby. • Additional sentences

• Narrative strategies
Body Paragraph #4
• Quote: [Chapter 9. Paragraph 136-145]
• Topic sentence: Tom and Daisy are able to escape what they do to people only because they have the monetary means to do it. • Additional sentences
• Narrative strategies
Body Paragraph #5
• Quote: [Chapter 1. Paragraph 16-17]
• Topic Sentence: Tom and Daisy flit from here to there without a care in the world. • Additional sentences
• Narrative strategies
Body Paragraph #6
• Quote: [Chapter 1. Paragraph 20]
• Topic Sentence: Tom’s wealth gives him a lot of power, and he knows it. • Additional sentences
• Narrative strategies
Body Paragraph #7
• Quote: [Chapter 1. Paragraph 28]
• Topic sentence: The first description...
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