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F Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald is in many ways one of the most important American writers of the twentieth century. In his first novel, This Side of Paradise, Fitzgerald epitomized the mindset of an era with the statement that his generation had, "grown up to find all Gods dead, all wars fought, and all faiths in man shaken…"(Fitzgerald 307). Aside from being a major literary voice of the twenties and thirties, Fitzgerald was also among "The Lost Generation's" harshest...

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F. Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Fitzgerald. In his life he experienced poverty, love, alcoholism, marriage, and economic loss. The story of F. Scott Fitzgerald and his greatest stories revealing his life is what the 1920s give us.     F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota into an Irish-Catholic family. His father, Edward Fitzgerald, was the owner of a furniture business in St. Paul. He soon then lost the job and tried working as a salesman for Proctor and Gamble. This new job had the Fitzgeralds moving...

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The Amazing Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald lived an amazing life throughout time, overcoming obstacles in his path and persevering through trials and tribulations. As a man who has gone through over four decades of experiencing an overwhelming amount of accomplishments, as well as hardships, F. Scott Fitzgerald is therefore acknowledged as a "True Man". In fact, his struggles through childhood, his transition to adulthood and his unstable literary career acknowledges him as a "Real Man" who is more like a hero. To...

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F. Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigm writings of the Jazz Age, a term he coined himself. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century.[1] Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s. He finished four novels: This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby—his most famous—and Tender Is the Night. A fifth...

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The Sensible Thing," by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Writing "The Sensible Thing," by F. Scott Fitzgerald shares numerous characteristics with his other writings. Like many writers, his work was heavily influenced by his life. Published criticisms note similarities between attitudes of the Roaring Twenties. In order to interpret "The Sensible Thing," it is necessary to examine F. Scott Fitzgerald's life and work. The materialistic, free-thinking ideas characterizing greatly influenced the writings of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Furthermore, his relationship...

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"Babylon Revisited" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Babylon Revisited" by F Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald is known as the spokesman of the "Lost Generation" of Americans in the 1920s. The phrase, "Lost Generation," was coined by Gertrude Stein "to describe the young men who had served in World War I and were forced to grow up to find all Gods dead, all wars fought, all faiths in man shaken" (Charters 489). Fitzgerald exemplified the generation that Stein defined. His family, with help from an aunt, put him through preparatory school and...

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F. Scott Fitzgerald. the Swimmers. Essay

F. Scott Fitzgerald. The swimmers. F. Scott Fitzgerald was an American author of novels and short stories.  He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s. He finished four novels: This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby—his most famous—and Tender Is the Night. His style is very interesting. All his short stories has a construction of novels. “The swimmers”...

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Babylon Revisited: F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Babylon Revisited” F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of “Babylon Revisited” (1931), is regarded by many as “the spokesman of the post—World War I ‘jazz age’ generation” CITATION rob \p 365 \l 1033 (DiYanni 365). Of his many short stories, several embodied a loosely based self-reflection of his own personal life experiences leading up to the Stock Market crash of 1929 and the depression that followed CITATION Lin \l 1033 (Goldberg). In “Babylon Revisited,” he writes a sentimental short story highlighting...

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F. Scott Fitzgerald: His Beautiful and Damned World

F. Scott Fitzgerald was born into a Catholic family in St. Paul, Minnesota, on September 24, 1896. Educated in private prep schools and then at Princeton until 1917, when he enlisted in the army because he feared he wouldn't graduate , he was a middle-class, Midwestern boy who coveted the wonders of the East. When he married Zelda Sayre, a southern, upper-class daughter of a wealthy Alabama Supreme Court judge , Fitzgerald thought he had it all. The couple lived the high life, moving back and forth...

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F. Scott Fitzgerald and Love

LOVE Attitudes towards love in The Great Gatsby and Elizabeth Barrett-Browning’s poems are greatly at odds in general terms (Fitzgerald presents love as a destructive power born of the past, whereas EBB regards it as a redeeming hope for the future), but within these differences parallels can be found. These include: Love is personal and creates especial bonds between two people which cannot be share or reproduced outside of that relationship. “Why – there’re things between Daisy and me that...

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