Jan 26, 2023

Billy's Books 71: The Great Gatsby

Billy reviews the modern masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Apparently it pissed him off that no one appreciated it when initially published, because he knew it was so good. In historical tradition of the arts, it became a classic after he died.

During the review, I mention how I disagreed with my English teacher about symbolism. Here's an article about authors and their intent.

As always, thanks to Saint Louis Public Library for the book. Support your local library!