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Popular Novels Explained by the Characters of The Great Gatsby

By ShahzodaJuly 16, 2018
How would you explain the plot of Pride and Prejudice? “Elizabeth is one of five unmarried daughters, there’s a dance, Darcy is... More  →
Popular Novels Explained by the Characters of <i>The Great Gatsby</i>

How to Go on a Date, According to Jay Gatsby

By ElodieJuly 10, 2018
I recently blogged every last single "old sport!"-laden sentence of The Great Gatsby, and if there’s anything I learned from it,... More  →
How to Go on a Date, According to Jay Gatsby

Snapchats from The Great Gatsby

By ElodieJune 20, 2018
There was a lot going on in the 1920s. Mostly it was just a booze-fueled, decade-long party, which is why it’s a... More  →
Snapchats from <i>The Great Gatsby</i>

Blogging The Great Gatsby: Part 1 (The One Where Nick Is a Robot Just Learning to Love)

By ElodieNovember 27, 2017
There are some things we simply have to do, like assigned reading, taxes, and dying. I can’t do anything about two of... More  →
Blogging <em>The Great Gatsby</em>: Part 1 (The One Where Nick Is a Robot Just Learning to Love)

All the Times Nick Describes Gatsby's Smile, Ranked in Order of How Platonic They Are

By ElodieJuly 31, 2017
A common motif in The Great Gatsby is Gatsby smiling, which is immediately followed by Nick swooning so hard he just about dies. I learned this... More  →
All the Times Nick Describes Gatsby's Smile, Ranked in Order of How Platonic They Are

If Your Favorite Characters Could Vote

By andrew joanisOctober 28, 2016
With the presidential election right around the corner, genius illustrator Andrew Joanis couldn't help imagining what would happen if we gave our favorite... More  →
If Your Favorite Characters Could Vote

Blogging The Great Gatsby: Part 8 (The One Where Our Favorite Fledgling Romantic Goes to the Great Sin Wagon in the Sky)

By ElodieApril 21, 2016
Catch up on the first 7 parts of Blogging Great Gatsby right here! Here’s the situation: we’ve got Moaning Myrtle Wilson,... More  →
Blogging <em>The Great Gatsby</em>: Part 8 (The One Where Our Favorite Fledgling Romantic Goes to the Great Sin Wagon in the Sky)