Honoria In F. Scott Fitzgerald's Babylon Revisited

Good Essays
In Scott Fitzgerald’s “Babylon Revisited,” Honoria is placed in the custody of her aunt and uncle due to her father Charlie being away dealing with his alcoholism, the lifestyle he lives regarding alcohol and the people he is associated with, and her mother dying of heart problems. When the reader is first introduced to Charlie, we are given Charlie Whales who is in Paris trying to regain custody of his daughter after being away to deal with alcoholism. Fitzgerald writes “"No, no more," Charlie said, "I 'm going slow these days, I’m here for four or five days to see my little girl."(12). Charlie is back in town to try and regain custody of his daughter Honoria. The main reason Honoria is living with her aunt and uncle is because of her mom’s
Get Access