fitzgerald francis scott rdr cd [young adult] great gatsby
In this Reader you will find: Information about F. Scott Fitzgerald's life; Sections focusing on background and context; Glossary of difficult words; Comprehension activities; CAE-style activities; Final test. Gatsby? asked Daisy urgently. What Gatsby? Could it be the same young army lieutenant whom Daisy Fay met five years ago and who owns a sumptuous house on Long Island, where New York society enjoys the best parties on offer? Is it just coincidence that Gatsby lives across the bay from Daisy now married to wealthy polo-player Tom Buchanan? As one mans mysterious dream moves towards its ultimately tragic conclusion, Midwesterner Nick Carraway is drawn into the dark world of Gatsbys past and present a world of hidden frustrations and superficial relationships which perfectly illustrates the careless and confused nature of Americas Jazz Age. Scott Fitzgeralds third novel was published in 1925 and has justifiably become a 20th century literary classic.