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The Great Gatsby

Hi guys. Emily here, and I’m ready to begin Telling It Like It Is: Classics Edition™. I’m going to revisit some of the classics I read in high school (for class and for FUN --- because, come on, most of this stuff is seriously uh-mazing) and break them down in "Real Talk." Because, although a good classic has universal and timeless appeal, we’re modern kids with our own modern way of processing and sharing information, (I mean, how much easier would Gatsby’s pursuit of Daisy have been if he could just Facebook her?) and sometimes we need to express ourselves that way. Oh and *SPOILER ALERT* in case you haven't taken sophomore English yet.
I’m a very indecisive person. I can’t stand it when people ask me what my favorite movie or television show is because I have too many. I can’t pick just one, so I usually go with a top five that varies depending on my mood. However, when I am asked the same question about books, there’s nothing to think about. There is only one right choice --- THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald.