The Great Gatsby Was Published Today! Here Are Our 7 Favorite Quotes

The Great Gatsby Was Published Today! Here Are Our 7 Favorite Quotes

Hey, Old Sport! Happy publishing day! It’s certain that The Great Gatsby has become a timeless classic that lives in the hearts of so many. We wanted to celebrate this special birthday by compiling our favorite quotes that bring out the best of these incredible characters. via giphy 1. “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” 2. “Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.”   3. “Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window.”   via giphy …

Happy Anniversary to ‘The Great Gatsby’!

Happy Anniversary to ‘The Great Gatsby’!

Book Culture

Happy anniversary to The Great Gatsby! Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, this seminal work was published on this day (April 10th) in 1925, at the height of the Roaring Twenties. Fitzgerald’s novel takes place in the fictional towns of West and East Egg in Long Island, centering around the mysterious billionaire Jay Gatsby as told from the point of view of character Nick Carraway. The novel’s themes harshly critique the decadence of the American lifestyle, deconstructing idealism, social upheaval, hedonism, and resistance to change to reveal Gatsby’s story to be more tragic than aspirational, a cautionary tale about the American Dream itself. …