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GREAT GATSBY NOTES 2

Supercilious: arrogant; behaving as if one where superior to another

Best for a girl to be a fool: I think she said that because she is getting cheated on and if she were a fool she wouldn't know she was getting cheated on

Rotogravure: a sheet or magazine printed by rotogravure, especially the color magazine of a Sunday newspaper.

JUST KNOW.... IT'S GETTING INTERESTING!

GREAT GATSBY NOTES 1

Epigraph: a short quotation or saying at the beginning of a book or chapter, intended to suggest its theme.

What should we expect with the characters?
-arrogant
-talk just to talk

-narrator doesn't care to hear anyone but narrator


Remix

I remixed the "I Have a Dream" speech. Obviously it is nowhere as great as the original speech, but I tried.

Hello 2017!

Since january 2016 I've had new experiences, good and bad. From them all I have learned to be more of an individual, rather than conforming with everyone else. In the past year I took a leap to conquering my shyness. In my opinion I have grown the most in the area of leadership, and I think that stems from getting over my shyness.

The Past, The Present, and The Future

First things first, happy new year!!
Now on to more important things... The future. It is now 2017, and I am halfway through my junior year. Last semester was everything but my best semester, and I can't promise the next one will be any better, but I have to make a tremendous effort for it to be. I am constantly bombarded with questions about my future. "Where do you want to go?" "What career plans do you have?" "What do you plan to do after high school?" Those are all great questions; I simply just don't have the answers to them. My choice could haunt me for the rest of my life. I can't even drive, yet I'm expected to decide my destiny.
Its crazy how when we're kids we know exactly what we want to do, where we want to go, and who we want to be. We have big dreams, and there isn't a voice loud enough to crush them. We don't care about the process, or how hard it is, all we care about is the end result..... Then, we grow up, we …

Technology Sucks

I am so upset. I was working on something new, and I was so into it. I knew it was going to be great. I was so excited to share it with everyone and I was about a paragraph away from completion. Then next thing I know, within ten seconds it was gone. I was literally on the verge of tears. I could feel my heart plummet to my stomach. I was feeling a mix of rage and heart break. Ugh. The replacement is never as good as the original so when I do finally post it just know, the original was probably 1000x better.