A father and son connection in This Side of Paradise

by bryan maynard

This Side of Paradise

They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.

F. Scott Fitzgerald line from This Side of Paradise describing the natural connection between Monsignor Darcy and Amory Blaine, a father and son type of relation. “He and Amory…accepted in their own minds a relation of father and son within a half hour’s conversation.” This is the context of the above quote.