The Lessons I Learned From Reading Gone With the Wind

Anita Durairaj
2 min readJun 20, 2022

Classic, historical, and absolutely racist

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My college roommate loved the classics. Gone With the Wind was one of her favorite books. The 1939 movie was also her favorite movie of all time.

I never got tired of hearing about the character Rhett Butler and how dashing and handsome the actor Clark Gable looked in his movie attire.