The Great Gatsby: Chapters 7-9

(This contains spoilers for The Great Gatsby) I'm not very surprised by Gatsby's death. It seems to me there are very few ways Fitzgerald could have wrapped up a story such as this, and certainly fewer still in so few pages. There's something oddly soothing, too, in his death. The reminder that for all of … Continue reading The Great Gatsby: Chapters 7-9

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Adding Up the Things We Love

Prompt: After reading The 100-Hour Knack, what do you think was the author’s purpose in writing this article? What point is he trying to make? How does he do it? I remember being in AP World History class last year and the teacher saying it was insane to expect us to master anything in the course … Continue reading Adding Up the Things We Love