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As those who’ve taken any variety of Honors English course in high school already know, Gatsby is a story of love, loneliness, and the Lost Generation of the 1920s. Fitzgerald himself was a prominent member of the society that he writes about, so his descriptions and imagery of the era are authentic to a tee....

Posted by March 20, 2015October 12, 2017
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As those who’ve taken any variety of Honors English course in high school already know, Gatsby is a story of love, loneliness, and the Lost Generation of the 1920s. Fitzgerald himself was a prominent member of the society that he writes about, so his descriptions and imagery of the era are authentic to a tee....

Posted by March 18, 2015October 12, 2017
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Blog Standard Two

So let’s embark on this literary adventure together. Because, unlike Fitzgerald, I have lots of optimism, lots of aspirations, and (I hope) lots of people interested in what I’m doing. On a related final note, here’s our question(s) of the day: Do you see yourself in Gatsby? How so? Would you change that part of...

Posted by March 18, 2015October 12, 2017
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The book ends with Daisy and her hubby relocating out of town, far from any scandal or closet skeletons that could potentially plague their lives, and with the narrator attending Gatsby’s funeral. It’s a bleak finale to a heartbreaker of a tale, and the overarching moral of Gatsby’s fate is this: don’t try, because you’ll...

Posted by March 18, 2015October 12, 2017
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How to drive carefully

For anyone who isn’t familiar with the plot, here’s a simple summary (spoilers ahead!): young lovers Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan begin a relationship before Gatsby leaves her to fight in World War I. When he returns to go to school, he discovers that his beloved Daisy has found her way into the arms of...

Posted by March 18, 2015October 12, 2017