The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.
Literary and Philosophical References
- Maecenas, a patron of the arts and a political advisor to Caesar Augustus (1.12)
- J.P. Morgan, an American banker, one of America's first billionaires (1.12)