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  • Mood Setting Descriptions
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    Scenes Setting the Mood Moods of a book are very important in describing the tone of the scene, as well as the atmosphere around the scene. It is very easy to pick up on these hints because usually the scene is very clear and very understanding to the reader. In the book The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald, becomes a master of telling what the mood of the scene is by description. The first description that comes to mind is the highly described parties that Gatsby had. In those descriptions the...
  • Fitzgerald's Life
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald Francis Scott Fitzgerald's life is an example of both sides of the American Dream, the joys of young love, wealth and success, and the tragedies associated with success and failure. Named for another famous American, a distant cousin who authored the Star Spangled Banner, Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul Minnesota on September 24, 1896. The son of a wicker furniture salesman (Edward Fitzgerald) and an Irish immigrant with a lot of money (Mary McQuillan), Fitzgerald grew up in ...
  • Ernest Hemingway And F Scott Fitzgerald
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    The Authors In the world of writing, the writer's lifestyle, imagination, background, or world views is what will make the piece attractive. The three writers' T.S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, and F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote most of their pieces with the way they viewed the world or things that had occurred in their lives. The following paragraphs will tell you about the writers past to induce them into writing what they did. T.S. Eliot, a very cerebral poet and also wrote essays. Eliot grew up in a ...
  • F Scott Fitzgerald Transition To Adulthood
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    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 beg...
  • Influence On Fitzgerald
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    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald once said 'Mostly we authors must repeat ourselves-that's the truth. We have two or three experiences in our lives- experiences so great and moving that it doesn't seem at the time that anyone else has been so caught up' (de Koster n. pay. ). Fitzgerald's works contain many themes that are based from experiences in his life. Many of these experiences he talks about were with the women in his life. People like his mother, Ginerva King, and Zelda Sayre all had major im...
  • Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam
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    PROLOGUE Omar Kahyyam was primarily a mathematician and an astronomer. He was an extremely intelligent individual who wrote many theories in physics and metaphysics. He is also attributed with the reformation of the Persian calender with seven other great intellects to create a calender more accurate than the Gregorian calender. Ironically he is known to the world today for his translated collection of lyrical quatrains called the Rubaiyat. His life and works are somewhat of a mystery because he...
  • Socialist Attitudes Of Dos Passos
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    In "Mary French", Dos Passos draws a definitive line between his feelings on capitalism and socialism, as well as the rich and the poor. The parallel lives of Eveline Johnson and Mary French reveal Dos Passos's distinct attitudes in regards to the upper and lower classes of society. As a member of high society, Eveline Johnson exemplifies Dos Passos's attitudes of the rich. These attitudes begin to take shape as Mary French enters the party, "Eveline Johnson was ushering them through some slidin...
  • Great Gatsby Fitzgerald's Strongest Characters
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    Almost all of Fitzgerald's writings are somewhat autobiographical in some way. During the beginning of his success, he was living in the Golden Twenties, however, he always wrote with clinical depression (Fitzgerald, v.) This is obvious, because his main characters always seem to fall into either depression, or complete demise. Two novels that demonstrate this, are The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night. A short publication of Fitzgerald's journal called, The Jazz Age, reveal Fitzgerald's true...
  • Most Famous Fitzgerald
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald DIANA CHOW 03/25/96 Welcome to the roaring 1920's! The Jazz Age. A period within time which the passive behaviors, beliefs, and purity of the past generations, were tossed aside to create room for the changes America was about to experience! The birth of independent voting rights for women, lavishing parties, and where excitement was to be found in every corner. This was the era in which the people were considered the "Lost Generation,' and from this environment emerged a emi...

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