Jay Gatsby - Discovering literacy character through fashion

Discovering Literary Characters Through Fashion

In this writing exercise, students choose a fictional character and write an essay on the ways that fashion reveals the character in the story. Before writing, students review the story for character clues as well as clothing descriptions and quotes. Warm-up and follow-up activities are included.

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Suggested Classes: Literature

State and National Standards: Arizona, California, Washington, National

Suggested Materials:

  • Classic literature books