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The Dark Side of Desire

Unit 6: The Great Gatsby
Lesson 2 of 24

Objective: SWBAT distinguish and contrast multiple versions of the American Dream through written response and an examination of text to consider whether pursuit of the American Dream always leads to glory.

Big Idea: Ambition clouds moral aptitude leading down a darkened path.

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English / Language Arts, Nonfiction (Reading), textual evidence, connotation, compare and contrast, close reading, American Dream, figurative language, sat, fiction
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