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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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    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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    known as the “National Anthem,” Francis Scott Key’s “Star- Spangled Banner” uses form, sound and symbolism to tell the story of high hopes in America. In the “Star- Spangled Banner” sound plays a compelling role in every other line. The diction is the way a certain word or phrase is spoken. An example of diction in this poem is the emphasis on certain words. This emphasis creates a rhyme when read. Illustrating this in the first line of the poem, Francis Scott Key wrote: “Oh say can you see, by the

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    Out of all the American Patriotic Songs, that I had to chose to become the national anthem, I would make The Star-Spangled Banner written by Francis Scott Key to remain the national anthem for the United States of America. The Star Spangled Banner is a perfect song for our national anthem. A few reasons why this song should be/stay our national anthem is because in the lyrics The Star Spangled Banner talks about the American Flag and how it was still there, and Fort Mchenry never gave up. Every

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