Babylon Revisited: And Other Stories | Study Guide

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Babylon Revisited: And Other Stories | Story Summaries


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The Ice Palace In sunny, sleepy Tarleton, Georgia, Sally Carrol Happer is coming of age and pondering marriage. Her young gentleman fri... Read More
May Day The story is set in New York City about six months after the armistice of November 11, 1918, brought an end to World War... Read More
The Diamond as Big as the Ritz John T. Unger, age 16, travels from his hometown of Hades on the Mississippi River to St. Midas' School near Boston to f... Read More
Winter Dreams Dexter Green is a 14-year-old caddy at a golf course in Black Bear, Minnesota. He is a talented and ambitious boy. His f... Read More
Absolution Father Adolphus Schwartz, a midwestern Roman Catholic parish priest, is strangely disquieted. He cannot seem "to attain ... Read More
The Rich Boy Unusually for this story collection, "The Rich Boy" is told by a first-person narrator. At the beginning the storyteller... Read More
The Freshest Boy After an introductory section of fantasy—spun from the imagination of the tale's protagonist, Basil Lee—the story's acti... Read More
Babylon Revisited At the bar of the Ritz in Paris, Charlie Wales chats with Alix, a barman who is well positioned to know of the regulars'... Read More
Crazy Sunday The story, set in Hollywood, California, follows the fortunes of 28-year-old Joel Coles, son of an actress and now a con... Read More
The Long Way Out A first-person narrator opens the story by mentioning a group's discussion of oubliettes. These dungeons yield to a doct... Read More
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