Author: Maureen Corrrigan

Book Review: So We Read On by Maureen Corrigan (#JazzAgeJan)

Posted January 10, 2015 in Reviews / 9 Comments
Book Review: So We Read On by Maureen Corrigan (#JazzAgeJan)

Although most Americans read The Great Gatsby in high school, Maureen Corrigan argues that this is too young an age to fully appreciate what many people call the Great American Novel. How, at 18 (or even younger), can we relate to the themes of regret and desperation to relive the past? In the introduction to So We Read On, Corrigan describes her own history with Gastby and the value she sees in re-reading it as an adult. From there, she […]