Posts tagged "cliff notes"

The Great Gatsby Goes to the Movies! (Part 2 of Steven Explores Gatsby)

The Great Gatsby Goes to the Movies! (Part 2 of Steven Explores Gatsby)
The Great Gatsby, like many novels, has been the focus of filmmakers for decades. And, like most novels, the movies pale in comparison to the sophisticated character development and lush settings of its source material. Gatsby has been adapted into five major films in five different decades. I will be focusing on the three “major”... Read more »

West Egg Noir: The Great Gatsby as Pulp Crime (Part 1 of Steven Explores Gatsby!)

West Egg Noir: The Great Gatsby as Pulp Crime (Part 1 of Steven Explores Gatsby!)
We can all remember that moment when, in high school, the teacher plops the “assigned reading” list on your desk and you groan as the same old warhorses are trotted out to pasture once again. We can also remember the moment when our eyes first met the iconic cover of a slim novel bearing Francis... Read more »