by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Babylon Revisited Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Charlie introduces the concept of dissipation early on "Babylon Revisited":So much for the effort and ingenuity of Montmartre. All the catering to vice and waste was on an utterly childish scale, a...
Consider the conversation at the end of "Babylon Revisited" between Charlie and Paul:"I heard that you lost a lot in the crash.""I did," and [Charlie] added grimly, "but I lost everything I wanted...
Paris and the Ritz bar
See "What's Up With the Title?" for a discussion of Paris as a symbol and "Setting" for a discussion of the Ritz bar.