required reading

Dec 7, 2021

A story that takes place in New York City in the 1920’s of the narrator, Nick Carraway, as he befriends the wealthy and mysterious Jay Gatsby and helps him try and reunite with his former girlfriend. Surprisingly, I really enjoyed this book. On the surface level, it is a very simple and straightforward read. Only 9 chapters, easy to follow, not a very complicated vocabulary. But what I enjoyed about this story was how there were so many aspects with hidden, deeper meanings. This is what really made the story worth reading for me. There was always something that I could analyze, and that kept

Oct 21, 2021

The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is romantic fiction.  Nick Carraway, who narrates the book, is Daisy Buchanan’s cousin. Daisy, who is married to Tom Buchanan, lives in the East Egg. Nick’s neighbor, Jay Gatsby, was once closely acquainted with Daisy many years ago. Whether or not he will win Daisy’s love back is what Jay is thoroughly worried about. Can he succeed, or will Daisy leave him for Tom?


*Spoiler alert* Firstly, I loved reading The Great Gatsby because the whole book revolved around Gatsby and Daisy. Gatsby, who is really desperate to win his love back, is a very