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    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was a writer very much of his own time. “As Malcolm Cowley once put it, he lived in a room full of clocks and calendars” (Donaldson). Fitzgerald was born Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald on September 24, 1896, in St. Paul, Minnesota. Scott spent most of his first decade in Buffalo and Syracuse, due to his father's job. When Proctor and Gamble let Edward Fitzgerald go, he returned his family to Saint Paul, where he began consuming large amounts of alcohol, which later plays

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    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald and His Work

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    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald and His Work By the time F. Scott Fitzgerald published The Great Gatsby in 1925, he had already amassed an impressive literary resume. From his first commercial publication of the short story, "Babes in the Woods" at age 23 to "The Sensible Thing" at age 28, Fitzgerald published fourteen short stories, one play, two collections of short stories, and two novels. His first novel, This Side of Paradise, made Fitzgerald a celebrity. The second, "The

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    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota on September 24, 1896 (sc.edu, 1). It seemed as though he was destined for greatness, having been named after the author of "The Star-Spangled Banner", Francis Scott Key. Throughout his life, however, he suffered many hardships and hindrances to hamper his great writing ability, and it seemed as though that he would never be recognized for his contributions to the American style of writing. In order

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    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald

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    The “Jazz Age,” was a time in American history rich in history and literature, and no one defined it better than F. Scott Fitzgerald. In fact, Fitzgerald was first to coin the term in 1922 in his book, “The Great Gatsby” (USC n.p.) Fitzgerald stated that the 20s “…was an age of art, it was an age of excess, and it was an age of satire" (Bruccoli n.p.) Fitzgerald, by many scholars opinions, defined the American 1920s and 30s, and offers a unique perspective on the time period that was oh so new to

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    "Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind." Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald spoke these words, and what was once just an idea in his head was transformed into some of the most famous stories making him nothing less than a literary genius. Years after his death Fitzgerald's work is still being discussed, analyzed and deeply appreciated by book lovers around the globe. He will forever be remembered for his complex characters and his ability to see the secret struggle beneath the beauty

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    F. Scott Fitzgerald's life has been described as a “Tragic example of both sides of the American dream the joys of young love , wealth and success and the tragedies associated with excess and failure. ”(Willet, “The Sensible Things”). The Dominant influences on Fitzgerald and his work were aspiration,literature, Princeton, his wife and alcohol. With the constant fear of death and failure plaguing him his entire life, his literary works and his life accomplishments always seemed to be never good enough

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    Rough Draft: Francis Scott key Fitzgerald

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    In the 20th century, a well-known writer Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald named after one of his ancestors who wrote “Star Spangled Banner”. He demonstrated his talent to portray the rich society’s corruption. Even though his own turbulent life had many problem—such as alcoholism—his ability to point out the flaws in society were impressive. The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald was used to portray the life of the 1920’s, which had corruption and alcoholism F. Scott Fitzgerald was an American writer who wrote

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    The Author of the Star Spangled Banner

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    Francis Scott Key “…like most Maryland celebrities he is now a vague figure, his life eclipsed by one spectacular deed.”(McCoy 2). Although Francis Scott Key is a prominent name in our country’s history, just as author Victor Weybright states, he’s “famous” for only one reason. This is, of course, being the author our country’s beloved national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner. But the truth is, he was a lot more, as a lawyer, a district attorney, a member of the American Colonization Society, and

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    The Star Spangled Banner represents freedom. The writer of the Star Spangled Banner was Francis Scott Key. The Star Spangled Banner was written during the Battle of Fort McHenry and was written for the Garrison Flag. The book, Rush Revere and the Star Spangled Banner by Rush Limbaugh, talks about the Star Spangled Banner and how it came to be. The song was written by Francis Scott Key, while he was on a British warship, trying to free his friend. His friend was named an American Doctor named Beanes

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    F. Scott Fitzgerald was one of the most compelling twentieth century writers, (Curnutt, 2004). The year 1925 marks the year of the publication of Fitzgerald’s most credited novel, The Great Gatsby (Bruccoli, 1985). With its critiques of materialism, love and the American Dream (Berman, 1996), this dramatic idyllic novel, (Harvey, 1957), although poorly received at first, is now highly regarded as Fitzgerald’s finest work (Rohrkemper, 1985) and is his publisher, Scribner 's most popular title, (Donahue

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