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  • 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 ...
  • Jay Gatsby Like Fitzgerald
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    An Autobiographical Portrayal Of F. Scott Fitzgerald As Jay Gatsby, In The Great Gatsby Dreaming The Impossible Dream: An autobiographical portrayal of F. Scott Fitzgerald as Jay Gatsby, in The Great Gatsby Frances Scott Key Fitzgerald, born September 24, 1896 in St. Paul, Minnesota, is seen today as one of the true great American novelists. Although he lived a life filled with alcoholism, despair, and lost-love, he managed to create the ultimate love story and seemed to pinpoint the American Dr...
  • 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...
  • Fitzgerald
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald-A Biography Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born September 24, 1896, in St. Paul Minnesota, to Edward and Mary McQuillan Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald's mother was descended from Irish immigrants who had come to the United States during the years of famine in Ireland. His father came from Maryland and could trace his family back to the colonial period and to such famous ancestors as Francis Scott Key, who F. Scott was named after. Fitzgerald had one sister, Annabel, who was born in...
  • Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
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    Francis Scott Fitzgerald Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald is known as one of the most important American writers of his time. He wrote about the troubling time period in which he lived known as the Jazz Age. During this era people were either rich or dreamt of great wealth. Fitzgerald fell into the trap of wanting to be wealthy, and suffered great personal anguish because of these driving forces. I have chosen to write a term paper on F. Scott Fitzgerald. The goal of this presentation is to show F. ...
  • Money 5 F Scott Fitzgerald
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    1. The tragedy that consumed and eventually destroyed F. Scott Fitzgerald's life was his father's failure as a provider for his family and as a role model to his children. 2. F. Scott Fitzgerald's personal goal from a young age was to a rich and famous writer. He wanted to differ from his father who was the complete opposite from his dream in life and mangle with high society. 3. Three disappointments in F. Scott Fitzgerald's life were: the first girlfriend who left him because he didn't have en...
  • Army Scott And Zelda
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    De andra Bell Cyr 3-10-03 Was Nick Reliable? In the novel The Great Gast by the character Nick Caraway, played the narrorator. In the novel Nick was a wonderful narrorator because he interacts with all the main characters so the story comes out based on the main characters. The author of the The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald came to his mother Mary and his father Edward Sept. 24 1896 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Fitzgerald had a younger sister by the name of Annabel (Wukovits, 142). Fitzgeralds f...

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