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    F. Scott Fitzgerald was a very well-known and successful writer during the Jazz Age. His work influenced many Americans during this time period. In his novels, The Great Gatsby and This Side of Paradise, the characters represent the idea of how society is driven by only material success. Fitzgerald’s life is an example of both sides of the American dream, the joys of young love, wealth, success and the tragedies associated with success and failure. F. Scott Fitzgerald was born on September 24, 1896

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    19 December 2013 Author Report on F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald is one of the greatest American authors. Many of Fitzgerald’s novels are considered classics and will forever be read. Fitzgerald is most known for his novels detailing the youth of America in the 1920s to the 1930s. Many of these books that Fitzgerald wrote are based of his life experiences. Fitzgerald is considered a literary genius and also lived a very interesting life. Fitzgerald was born on September 24, 1896 and died

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    F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald said, “I am not a great man, but sometimes I think the impersonal and objective quality of my talent, and the sacrifices of it, in pieces, to preserve its essential value has some sort of epic grandeur” (“F. Scott Fitzgerald” St. James). Fitzgerald had heavy drinking problems and faced many financial failures throughout his life of writing but has proved to be gifted in many ways of writing. Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was a short story writer, an essayist

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    During America’s Jazz Age, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s work was centered around the lifestyle of glamor and partying, something he was used to (Magill 955). Developing a reputation for drinking, this author was famous for his personal life just as much as his writing (Oakes). Best known for his novel “The Great Gatsby”, Fitzgerald endures trials as well as achievements. To better understand F. Scott Fitzgerald, one must examine his personal life, works, and worldviews. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota on September

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    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was a world renowned author, particularly known for his remarkable novel The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald’s early life was filled with experiences that shaped him to be the man that he later became. His early life includes his family and his schooling, both of which gave him values and traditions to follow. Fitzgerald’s later life contained hardships, illness and the production of his own family. The factors involved in his later life aided him in composing his most well-known

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    F Scott Fitzgerald was one of the most influential authors of the 20th century. Although his last finished work was more than 60 years ago, today they are enjoyed with more enthusiasm and acclaim than they were when they were written. His works are cited as an influence for many other authors. Fitzgerald saw his writing as a reflection of his own life. His works are closely based on his experiences at Princeton, in World War 1 and his love life. Although he was not overly popular at the time

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    The “Jazz Age” was a term F. Scott Fitzgerald coined to describe the ostentatious era that began after World War I during the Roaring Twenties. It was a joyous time full of great prosperity. He published many famous books during this time like The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night. Fitzgerald claimed to know a great deal about the glitz and glamour of the Roaring Twenties, while he never actually experienced those aspects himself. Although F. Scott Fitzgerald had many struggles with alcoholism

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    like F. Scott Fitzgerald who had many issues dealing with alcohol and other problems throughout the course of his life. Some of these obstacles were difficult to deal with, so F. Scott Fitzgerald found inspiration through his wife Zelda Sayre, who was reason behind many books. As proof by his willingness to his wife and dedication to his work, leads to conclude F. Scott Fitzgerald was ambitious and goal driven by not only outer surroundings but his ever so important American Dream. Fitzgerald was

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald

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    you a tragedy.”(Fitzgerald) Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald perhaps regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, and also believed to be the hero in his own novels. During his lifetime he was continuously trying his best to be a great writer, but just like his commitment to his work, despair, constant discouragements and eventually death disrupted his passion. Despite having published only four novels and living a life of constant unfortunate events, Fitzgerald became one of the

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    F. Scott Fitzgerald was born on September 24, 1869, in St. Paul Minnesota and died December 21, 1940 in Hollywood by heart attack. He was the son of Edward Fitzgerald and Mary McQuillan. Neither of them were writers or had anything to do with writing for that matter so where F. Scott got his writing skills from is unknown, but it likely came from his father’s side for his father’s great-great-grandfather was the brother of Francis Scott key’s grandfather. Francis Scott Key is who F. Scott Fitzgerald