You'll certainly never look at literature the same way again. I wish I had this book when I was a high school student. These videos require age-appropriate viewing as they contain explicit language In this video by Thug Notes we summise and analyse The Great Gatsby, a 1925 novel written by American author F. Thug Notes breaks down the plots of sixteen famous classic novels, gives you important character information, an analysis of each novel, and there are some illustrations throughout. I think the YouTube performance of this would be fine, a hit, perhaps even funny. About Thug Notes Sparky Sweets, PhD. Bazmark - The Great Gatsby - Home Facebook See more of Bazmark - The Great Gatsby on Facebook.
So when I discovered that there was an audiobook, I just had to grab it! Live Video Stats The Great Gatsby - Thug Notes Summary. For example, this w To enjoy this book, you have to do the following: 1. The voice performance is very strong, though tentative in regards to some of the knottier passages. If a reader would prefer to actually read it, I fully encourage that they buy the copy of the book. Everything about Thug Notes is brilliant, especially the way Sparky blends together themes in classic literature with pop culture.
I recommend this for high school students, parents of high school students, and anyone who may be a bit intimidated by the classics like I was. It definitely helped to imagine Sparky's voice narrating. So I looked up the YouTube videos and watched some while I was waiting to read the book. I applaud anything that attempts to make literature relevant and works to engage anyone in reading. This is a fun addition in my library and an interesting take on literary analysis. Thug Notes the book is pretty much what you see on Youtube, with some definitions for literary terms. Give one reason for your answer based on the knowledge of the text.
What's also wonderful about what Thug Notes has done is that it has introduced a whole new generation of readers to some of the greatest classics; kids who probably would not have sought out such books on their own, or never would have thought that they could find something written hundreds of years ago that relates to their lives. And that's precisely the goal of this book. It's a perfect mesh of comedy and classics. There were certain themes and symbols highlighted that I had not considered before. Thug Notes Genre Educational, Comedy Created by Jared Bauer Written by Jared Bauer, Joseph Salvaggio Presented by Country of origin United States Original language s English Production Producer s Jacob Salamon Running time 3-6 minutes Production company s Wisecrack, Inc. Thug Notes first aired on June 3, 2013, on , with the pilot episode centered on.
It also seems exaggerated, but perhaps that's the whole point. I had hoped for a few works not mentioned on the channel, but I did pick up this book a few years after its release so it may be a fault on my part. Gee, thanks for driving, Miss Daisy! This book does achieve its mission using humor and gangsta culture and references to make you want to read or re-read if you read them in high school and forgot about them the classics. If you've ever seen one of the videos that is pretty much what you can expect from the book. Join Nick Carraway, Jay Gatsby, and Tom and Daisy Buchanan in this literary classic. And how I am not entirely certain that translated into book form quite so well. A different approach to looking at the Great Gatsby for Leaving Cert English.
I applaud anything that attempts to make literature relevant and works to engage anyone in reading. Unfortunately, dat money puts him in the crosshairs of Anton Chigurh, a savage, coin-flipping hitman hired to retrieve the stolen loot. Keep in mind, most of its content is verbatim from the videos. Thug Notes the book is pretty much what you see on Youtube, with some definitions for literary terms. I would say that if profanity offends you this is not the book for you. So, naturally I wanted to listen to the book when it became available.
Now many of my favorite books are classics. Thanks for tunin in my well read ballas! Iss errything his YouTube personality be, and fittingly, a jazzy fresh piece of lit-itcher he can be proud of. No remuneration was exchanged and all opinion presented herein is my own except as noted. Jordan Baker furthers the sense of sophisticated fatigue hanging over East Egg: her cynicism, boredom, and dishonesty are at sharp odds with her wealth and beauty. Iss errything his Bruh, ah don't know nobody else in my life dat enjoy this mad cat much as I do, or, actually, at allz.
The series is brilliant, hilarious and witty-- just like its narrator, the incomparable Sparky Sweets, PhD. If you're looking for a standard critique book of your favourite classic, then you're in the wrong hood, homie. Jared Bauer, the writer and creator of the series, and Greg Edwards, the host of the show, discuss the series and its popularity with s Robin Young. The videos are funny as hell and the book is filled with hilarity as well. There's a book too, but I just don't think it would be the same without Sparky's voice to go behind what's being said. I love the idea behind the videos.
More of a book I would've enjoyed in my early twenties than now I can't believe I just said that , but hey, Sparky Sweets PhD makes classic literature fun! It uses proper citations an even pulls from other literary works to back up it's claims. The Great Gatsby - Thug Notes Summary and Analysis. At the beginning of the book, the green light has a burning quality that gets Gatsvy all riled up about shackin up with his bitch. I think it is intended for people in their thirties or beyond who feel the need to try to recapture some of the cool of their youth, and, perhaps who used to use Cliffnotes or Sparknotes. This was an exciting book and the same fun at the channel. It was a little hard to read at first.
Also, Paris Hilton drops by. But they get the point across. It plays out a lot like Spark Notes where it analyzes characters, themes and symbols, but it is presented using modern slang. Once I got into the swing of the writing it became really fun to read. It also shows that classic literature can be broken down in a way that everyone today can understand and appreciate. When Tom finds our about the murder, he goes up and tells George that it was Gatsby who was driving the car even though everyobody know it was that trick Daisy.