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National Endowment for the Arts: The Great Gatsby

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Looking forward to a great year of great reading? The Big Read is ready for you. Follow this link to an insightful guide to F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, with historical information about the novel's Jazz Age setting, an author biography, and access to a radio program (audio plus transcript) of excerpts from the novel and analysis of its characters and themes [29 mins, 12 secs]. Extras for teachers include a ten-lesson unit of study with activities, homework assignments, project ideas, and essay topics.

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