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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby (2013) (142 mins)

Director – Baz Luhrmann

Starring – Leonardo Di Caprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan

Premise – A writer-turned-bond salesman moves to the wealthy suburbs of Long Island and finds himself drawn to the lifestyle of his wealthy neighbour. 1,400 more words

Den Tandt: Michael Ignatieff sees through a glass darkly — again

Michael Ignatieff is at it again. Not content to have gifted us with his 2013 memoir, Fire and Ashes, the erstwhile Liberal leader has produced a follow-up essay in the latest issue of New Republic, entitled “I Wish Someone Had Told Me This Before I Became A Politician.” 824 more words


Books, etc.

Decisions, Decisions

I ended up buying the book compilation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s work in Half Price Books for $9.99 and Wonder book for Lil to read on the plane.  158 more words

Books And Art

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald was an expert short story writer, and only he could have packed 159 pages so completely with a fast paced intricate plot and the elaborate detailed colorful characters to compose this timeless classic – The Great Gatsby. ★★★★★ Read Review.

Book Review

Symbols and imagery in the Great Gatsby

In The Great Gatsby, themes of love, class, gender and religion, among many others, are conveyed using imagery and symbols, therefore they play an essential part in developing the plot of the novel and ideas that Fitzgerald may have wanted to present. 1,758 more words

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