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F. Scott Fitzgerald Resources

F. Scott Fitzgerald Resources Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (1896-1940) led a life as colorful as one of his Jazz Age novels. Although he wrote only four complete novels and short stories, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest American … Continue reading

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DiCaprio Discusses The Great Gatsby

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who plays Jay Gatsby in a recent film adaptation, reflects on the novel The Great Gatsby in the short clip below. Other American Literature (E3) videos

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Symbols in the Great Gatsby by Frederick Millett

Symbols in The Great Gatsby by Frederick C. Millett Perhaps F. Scott Fitzgerald’s greatest work, The Great Gatsby is not only a great story, but an insight into the flaws of real life during the “Roaring Twenties.” His book has … Continue reading

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American Literature Videos

Videos referenced in American Literature (E3): Unit 1 William Zeitler plays the glass armonica (an instrument invented by Benjamin Franklin) Unit 2 Poe’s poem “The Raven” read aloud by Christopher Walken, combined with Gustave Doré’s illustrations Video introduction to the … Continue reading

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American Literature Texts

English III: American Literature, A Survey Course What does American Literature cover? American Literature is a college-preparatory chronological literature survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for literary quality, and for their place … Continue reading

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