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Boasting and Toasting: Braggadocio and the American Dream

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Transcript of Boasting and Toasting: Braggadocio and the American Dream

Boasting and Toasting: Braggadocio and the American Dream
Braggadocio (brag-ga-do-she-o)
NOUN

Meaning: boastful or arrogant behavior.
The Great Gatsby: Chapter 3

What
techniques
does Fitzgerald use when describing Gatsby's wealth?
Metaphor
Simile
Imagery
Lists
Alliteration
Colors


"Upgrade U" - Beyonce, 2006
Pay attention to:

Body Language
Displays of wealth
Animals
Setting
Gender
LYRICS
Writing Assignment:
3 paragraphs; MLA format; citations from Gatsby and "Upgrade U."
How does Beyonce's braggadocio in "Upgrade U" connect to Jay Gatsby's lavish lifestyle? How do Beyonce and Fitzgerald's displays of wealth differ? How are they the same?
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