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									                                            The Great Gatsby Persuasive Essay Topics

    1.   Fitzgerald shows that the American Dream is a myth.
    2.   Nick Carraway’s admiration for Gatsby is completely misplaced.
    3.   Daisy and Tom are victims of their class just as much as Gatsby is.
    4.   Gatsby is a tragic hero.
    5.   Nick Carraway is the protagonist of The Great Gatsby.
    6.   A better title for the novel would have been…

Choose one of the topics above to develop into a five paragraph, persuasive essay.

Your thesis must be phrased as a complex sentence in order to indicate your understanding of the complexity of the topic.

You must support your argument with correctly introduced, accurately cited examples from the novel.

You must address the counter-argument.

Your paper should communicate effectively by avoiding errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

Thesis is due Friday, March 25.

Essays are due on Thursday, April 7 for 5 points extra credit, or Friday, April 8 to be considered on time. Late papers will
have 10 percent deducted for each day they are late. Papers received later than April 15 can earn no more than 50 percent.




                                            The Great Gatsby Persuasive Essay Topics

    1.   Fitzgerald shows that the American Dream is a myth.
    2.   Nick Carraway’s admiration for Gatsby is completely misplaced.
    3.   Daisy and Tom are victims of their class just as much as Gatsby is.
    4.   Gatsby is a tragic hero.
    5.   Nick Carraway is the protagonist of The Great Gatsby.
    6.   A better title for the novel would have been…

Choose one of the topics above to develop into a five paragraph, persuasive essay.

Your thesis must be phrased as a complex sentence in order to indicate your understanding of the complexity of the topic.

You must support your argument with correctly introduced, accurately cited examples from the novel.

You must address the counter-argument.

Your paper should communicate effectively by avoiding errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

Thesis is due Friday, March 25.

Essays are due on Thursday, April 7 for 5 points extra credit, or Friday, April 8 to be considered on time. Late papers will
have 10 percent deducted for each day they are late. Papers received later than April 15 can earn no more than 50 percent.

								
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