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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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    parallel to Fitzgerald life. For example‚ Daisy‚ the women Jay Gatsby has been basing his whole life on‚ is similar to Zelda Sayre‚ who would not marry Fitzgerald at first because of his lack of success. Gatsby and Fitzgerald both met vital women to their lives at dances‚ and both while they were stationed at camps in the army. Gatsby met Daisy at Camp Taylor in Illinois‚ where they danced and fell in love. However‚ after Gatsby went off to war‚ they never got back together again. Fitzgerald met his

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    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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    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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  • 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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  • F. Scott Fitzgerald and Wealth

    makes people steal and commit other disgraceful acts. Without this system‚ crime would decrease significantly. People are always associating wealth to money but it doesn’t have to be a negative term. Last year I read a book‚ The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald‚ in which Jay Gatsby becomes rich overnight. Gatsby believed that the “wealth” would help him win the love of his life‚ Daisy. However‚ once he died for Daisy‚ she didn’t even come to his funeral because she was scared of others opinions. He

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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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  • The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    After reading The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald‚ three particular themes stood out to me significantly; one’s wonder‚ unfulfilled dreams‚ and a journey revisiting the past. In my painting‚ I have depicted Nick’s curiosity of Gatsby in a dream. This dream demonstrates what Gatsby’s perspective was through Nick’s eyes. Earlier in the book‚ Gatsby fell in love before the war with social butterfly‚ Daisy. However‚ upon returning from the war‚ he discovers that Daisy is married. Gatsby finds himself

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  • F Scott Fitzgerald Research Paper

    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born on September 24‚ 1896 in St. Paul Minnesota. His parents were Edward Fitzgerald and Mary McQuillan. His first novels lead him into success. He met his wife on a military camp. After many years of drinking‚ his wife fell into mental breakdowns. Fitzgerald died at 44 of a heart attack. Family Francis Scott’s dad was Edward Fitzgerald. Edward owned a furniture business until it eventually failed. After it failed he became a salesman for Procter and Gambo to keep

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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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