Occupying Wall Street; Examining ‘A Diamond as Big as the Ritz’ and ‘Cosmopolis’, Part 2

In Part I of Occupying Wall Street, we found that both stories have surprisingly similar opinions about representative billionaires, including the suggestion that even while protecting their insulation they crave validation from society at large. And yet, despite this desired connection, both men are extremely unsympathetic to the common man. Both works portray their billionaires…