In which I analyse what it means to be human in the context of George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel, 1984. Continue reading “1984 Part One: Staying Human is Worth While”
In which I complete my analysis of Jay Gatsby. Continue reading “Character Analysis: Jay Gatsby. Part 3”
In which we shall discuss such burning questions as whether or not Gatsby was truly great, and what made him “all right” in the end. Continue reading “Character Analysis: Jay Gatsby. Part 2”
In which it turns out I am weak in the face of peer pressure and aesthetically-pleasing books. Continue reading “It is Possible that I Have a Problem”
In which I make a confession, apologise to books I failed to appreciate properly, and write a letter to my past self. Continue reading “A Confession, an Apology, and a Letter”
In this video, I talk about which of two very different translations of Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables I prefer/recommend.
In this post, I will continue my analysis of The Great Gatsby with an analysis of its eponymous character, Jay Gatsby. We will talk about such burning questions as whether or not Gatsby was truly great, and what made him “all right” in the end. Because there is so much to discuss, this will be posted in two parts.