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By the Book: Is The Great Gatsby Misunderstood?

23-Mar-21 20:00

By the Book: Is The Great Gatsby Misunderstood?

Ask most people what The Great Gatsby is about, and you’re likely to hear of flappers, parties, and Jazz Age-glamour. But eye candy-filled screen adaptations aside, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s treasured classic is actually a dark exploration of relationships and the hollowness of the American dream. Inspired by a BBC article, we discuss why this novel is so prone to being misrepresented, then close the discussion off with a larger conversation on often misunderstood books.

Produced by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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