The American Dream: An Image Stored Up in Our Ghostly Hearts?

Unit 9: Is Gatsby Really so "Great"?
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Objective: SWBAT connect the Gold Coast in New York with Fitzgerald's novel as a symbol of the American Dream and evaluate the present-day state of the American Dream through group discussion.

Big Idea: The Gatsby mansion was demolished in 2012 to make way for a developer's housing complex…Is that the 21st-century American Dream in action?

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