Archive for April, 2011

When Even Gatsby’s Not So Great

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

My seventeen-year-old daughter was assigned to read The Great Gatsby. “How do you like it?” I asked. “Hate it,” she said. I nodded. I remembered hating it in high school, too. But when she asked me to look at the paper she’d written on this hateful book, she included the following passage describing a party […]