– Mise en Scene: Arrangement of scenery, props in a film in frame. These all have a hidden meaning. – Lighting: How different lighting is set up to describe different choices and ideas. Creates an atmosphere centred around the object or an idea. High-key and low-key lighting. High-key is light daytime light, which has a […]

  Winter Dreams Character’s type/upbringing:                               Dexter Dexter was poor when he was young Strives to become rich and does Wants everything from his woman Wants to own her Judy Demanding High maintanance Is rich and wants to be in love with […]

“The American dream is that dream of a land where life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” Throughout the story of the Great Gatsby, the idea of the American dream is shown though 4 different settings, each with their own distinctive interpretation of how this […]

All throughout chapter 1, Nick, the narrator, describes himself as being a non-judgmental, neutral man, as he describes in the first few sentences of the book. “Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone, just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages you’ve had” He graduated for New Haven in 1915, and […]

“If personality is a series of unbroken successful gestures, then there was something about him…” Nick Page 2, describing Gatsby Nick: Personality: What you’re like How you act Your morals/values How people view you as a human being Series: Something continuous Things that come one after the other Linking together Unbroken: Consistent/whole Successful: working/worked Gestures: […]

“paid a high price for living too long with a single dream“ Paid a high price – Gastby High price – Death Single dream – Life with Daisy “…shivered as he found what a grotesque thing a rose is…” He – Gatsby Grotesque – Ugly/discusting Rose – Link(via the flower)to Daisy Daisy – A rose […]

Throughout the story, the idea of the failure of the American dream is shown through the Valley of Ashes, a place where people chase the unrealistic dream. “The Amercian dream is that dream of a land where life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or […]

The American Dream An ideal that all humans should have an equal opportunity to pursue happiness and success “The American Dream is that dream of a land where life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” -James   East Egg: False These people are […]

ABOUT half way between West Egg and New York the motor road hastily joins the railroad and runs beside it for a quarter of a mile, so as to shrink away from a certain desolate area of land. This is a valley of ashes a fantastic farm where ashes grow like wheat into ridges and […]

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