American Novels: The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby is a novel, which tells the story of a strange, but seemingly well-off man named Jay Gatsby. The book starts off by detailing Gatsby’s obsession with a woman named Daisy Buchanan, who he doesn’t even know. The Great Gatsby is considered by many to be a classic American novel published in 1925….

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American Novels: The Grapes of Wrath

The great Grapes of Wrath is a novel by John Steinbeck that touches on the hardships faced by migrant workers. The book, set in the 1930s in America’s central plains states, tells the story of Joad family who are forced off their land due to drought and economic depression. They plan to escape the Dust…

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American Novels: Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck’s novel of Mice and Men tells the story of an unlikely pair: a small, quick-witted, and intelligent man named George and a large, strong drifter named Lennie. It is the Great Depression and they are returning to their old ranches in California, looking for work. Along the way, they meet new people and…

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