Our board game is the Gatsby edition of Taboo.

In our board game we incorporate diction into our game cards by challenging the player¶s comprehension of Nicks description of himself as an honest person (pg.59) andinGatsby¶s façade through his representations of the phrase ³old sport´ (pg.63) and ³oxford man´ (pg.65). Also incorporated into our game cards we have descriptions of Tom Buchanan¶s arrogance, ³next they¶ll throw everything overboard and have intermarriage between black and whites.´ (pg.150), along with Nicks tone of moral superiority, how he calls Jordan Baker and the Buchanans careless, ³« they smash up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness or whatever kept them together and let other people clean up the mess they had made«´(pg.179). We included details like the blue and yellow cars and how they represented the competition between Tom and Gatsby for Daisy, in our playing pieces. ³Instinct made him step on the accelerator with a double purpose of over taking Daisy and leaving Wilson behind´. (pg.125) we also included the detail of Dr. Eckleburg¶s eyes and how they overlooked the Valley of Ashes.´(pg.24). We included the difference between East Egg and West Egg and the conflict between new and old wealth which is represented with the conflict between Tom and Gatsby. We included important characters such as the Buchanan¶s, Nick, Gatsby, the Wilsons and Jordan,along with less important characters like Wolfshiem, DanCody, and Klipspringer, and how they interact with each other. Our game cards also include important places in the story like East and West Egg, the plaza, the Valley of Ashes, and Gatsby¶s extravagant parties. Our cards also include things like infidelity, organized crime and corruption. To show how they are hurting the American dream. This is also apparent in Wolfsheim¶s character and his fixing of the World Series. Disillusionment is also used in our cards and related to Gatsby¶s perception of Daisy and the real Daisy, and the disillusionment of society in regards to declining morality.

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