What are the struggles between class, wealth, and social standing?

Assignment: Type a 3 page essay responding to one of the following 5 prompts and submit online.
Literary Analysis Prompts on The Great Gatsby
Choose one only:
1. How can the corruption of the American Dream be defined in The Great Gatsby?
2. What characteristics of Nick make him a hypocritical narrator?
3. Fitzgerald distinguished between different social status groups in West Egg, East Egg, and the Valley of the Ashes. What are the struggles between class, wealth, and social standing?
4. Explain how Gatsby fits into the term of becoming a “self-made” man.
5. Illustrate how Gatsby inability to accept the past contributes to his tragic end.
Remember to accomplish all of the following:
1a. MLA Format: The essay must be MLA format: Times New Roman, 12 point font, double spaced, no title page, centered title, no spaces between paragraphs, last name and page number in upper right header, with work cited page. Front page also includes your full name, professor’s name, class, and date. These four items are double spaced and in the upper left corner of page 1.
1b. Length & Paragraphs: Essay is 3 pages typed, with a minimum of 5 paragraphs.
2. Title: You need a title that identifies both the title of the novel as well as your prompt position
3. Opening Strategy: You must incorporate an Opening Strategy (OS) in your introduction with any of the following: Personal Experience (PE), Other People’s Experience (OPE), Hypothetical (HYPO), Case Scenario (CS), or Hypo-Combo. Introduction should be 1 to 2 paragraphs. Your Introduction will end with your thesis statement.
4. Thesis: Your thesis must be the last sentence of the final paragraph of your introduction.
5. Topic Sentences: You must begin each body paragraph with a new topic sentence. It should be one sentence only. Be clear and concise.
6. Signal Phrases: You must set up quotes with signal phrases that illustrate context. Your signal phrase must flow smoothly into the quote.
7. Quotes: You need a minimum of 3 to 5 quotes from the novel as evidence to support EACH TOPIC POINT paragraph. Quotes should be concise, dynamic, and memorable.
8. Response: Make sure that you are responding to your quotes with critical analysis.
9. Conclusion: You must BOOK END your essay by revisiting the Opening Strategy (OS) that you started in your Introduction.
10. Works Cited Page: The final page will the be work cited, which documents the source material.

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