Summary Of Babylon Revisited

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“Babylon Revisited” is a story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1931. The story is about a man named Charlie Wales who returns to France after the stock market crash in America. He is a recovering alcoholic trying to get custody of his daughter from his sister-in-law. The roaring twenties was also known as the jazz age. During that time, there was partying, drinking and spending of money that just came to a stop one day. Shmoop Editorial Team states “Babylon is a name taken from The Book of Revelation in the Bible. The Biblical city of Babylon is characterized by luxury, wickedness, and sin.” The website also says “It is really taken as a symbol rather than an actual place. Looking at Paris as a sinful city, Charlie is returning to the place
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