Gatsby and the Perversion of Hope: How Fitzgerald Made Gatsby a Warning

One of the most famous pieces of modern literature, The Great Gatsby stands the test of time to remain a poignant and shockingly relevant novel almost a century after its original publication. While many scholars have debated whether or not Jay Gatsby is a tragic figure, I argue that F. Scott Fitzgerald never intended his…

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Life is fragile…

I just learned a few moments ago that the girlfriend of my husband’s friend passed away in her sleep last night. She was 29 years old. I didn’t know her very well, having only met her on a few occasions when we were invited over for a party or vice versa, when they came to…