Sunday Crossword Puzzle
The Great Gatsby
Baz Luhrmann’s motion picture version of The Great Gatsby opens to general audiences in the U.S. this Friday. Recent interviews with the director breathe new hope that film will be worthy of the painstaking work done by F. Scott Fitzgerald in his 1925 classic novel.
The Great Gatsby as a concept has its own back stories that shaped the novel, stage productions and now the fourth major motion picture, (five if you count a made-for-TV movie in 2000). Test your knowledge and consult this blog for help in solving this Sunday’s crossword, the second such puzzle for History as Prologue.
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“They’re a rotten crowd,” I shouted across the lawn. “You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together.” A final chapter, nine, follows the death of James Gatz. His funeral, delayed to accommodate persons who never would come, is attended by … Continue reading
In chapters six, we actually learn who Gatsby is – and will never be. Tom Buchanan, the husband we all love to despise, arrives with fellow aristocrats on horseback at Gatsby’s. He is oblivious to the rival intentions and actions of Jay … Continue reading
To this point in the novel, most of what we’ve been told about Gatsby comes from other sources; that is about to change. While another character, Meyer Wolfsheim, “…the man who fixed the World Series back in 1919…” is introduced … Continue reading