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    net/~dlarkins/slang-pg.htm Betty: Hello, everyone, and welcome to KDKA. Today we have the famous author This Side of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and the highly popular actress and nightclub host, Mary Louise Cecilia “Texas” Guinan. But first, let’s welcome Mr. Fitzgerald! It's swell having you on our program today. F. Scott: It’s a pleasure to be here, Betty. Betty: You wrote a breakout novel called This Side of Paradise, for those of you don’t know it investigates lives and the morality of post-World War

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    The Search for Identity in This Side of Paradise In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel This Side of Paradise, Amory Blaine searches for his identity by "mirroring" people he admires.  However, these "mirrors" actually block him from finding his true self.  He falls in love with women whose personalities intrigue him; he mimics the actions of men he looks up to.  Eleanor Savage and Burne Holiday serve as prime examples of this.  Until Amory loses his pivotal "mirror," Monsignor Darcy, he searches for

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    This Side of Paradise and The Great Gatsby

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    characters of Fitzgerald’s writings. Although Fitzgerald’s protagonists are wealthy, there is a noticeable distinction between those who come from “old money” and those who are considered “new money”. Amory Blaine, of This Side of Paradise, and Jay Gatsby, of The Great Gatsby, exemplify this difference. Fitzgerald’s novels explore the opulent lifestyle of the upper class, and the resulting desire of outsiders to belong. Jay Gatsby is one such character who makes his way to the fringes of the upper

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    This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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    ” In This Side of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald demonstrates the crisis of self-identification Amory Blaine faces up until his early twenties. Blaine’s struggle for self-identification parallels the challenges post-World War I American youth had to face, such as identifying the “right” group of people, establishing their own moral standards, and finding the perfect mate. The novel primarily takes place during World War I, in which the United States remains neutral for much of the war. This American

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    English 355 Character Analysis of Jay Gatsby and Amory Blaine from The Great Gatsby and This side of Paradise Fitzgerald’s character Jay Gatsby from his book The Great Gatsby, was very much in love with luxurious life .That is why in his early childhood he left St.Olaf’s College because he had to work as a janitor there to pay his tuition fees. It would not be wrong to say he hated poverty from his early life. This could be his main reason to feel attracted towards Daisy Buchanan, who was a symbol

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    are certain struggles in life that some are not sufficiently knowledgeable to overcome. A prevalent issue, F. Scott Fitzgerald was unwillingly forced into, during the twentieth century, was naiveness. This brought common misconceptions of what makes life worthwhile. The novel, This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is influenced by his adolescent to adult years. Through the character of Amory Blaine, Fitzgerald portrays that naiveness and conceit can prevent life fulfillment. Amory Blaine

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    Jennifer R. Kinsey Professor Natascha Gast America Literature since the Civil War March 30, 2014 This Side of Paradise This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, I chose to write about the main character Amory Blaine. My goal is to show how unique and American Amory Blaine is from a very early age to adulthood. It will show how Amory Blaine can be compared to others in this century. Amory Blaine is the son of a man that is ineffectual, inarticulate of having a habit of drowsing over the Encyclopedia

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    and pointless wars in history plagued the world: World War I. This war destroyed a whole generation of young men, something one would refer to as the “Lost Generation”. Modernism was a time that allowed the barbarity of the war to simmer down and eventually, disappear altogether. One such author that thrived in this period was F. Scott Fitzgerald, a young poet and author who considered himself the best of his time. One could say that this self-absorption was what fueled his drive to be the most famous

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    The Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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    In the book This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald, even though the main protagonist’s, Amory Blaine, character development is completely controlled by Fitzgerald's life, Amory goes through many changes through the story and they are born from the people Amory is around and Amory interactions with other characters are in relation to how Fitzgerald interacted and responded with others. Amory’s character seems to fluctuate throughout the novel, the more types of people he meets the more ideas

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    Fitzgerald at Princeton

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    Fitzgerald at Princeton While he was a student at the Newman School, called St. Regis in This Side of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald became enamored with Princeton. He attended the first Harvard-Princeton game since 1896 on November 4, 1911 and Princeton won 8-6 on a blocked kick that was returned for a touchdown (Tate, 199). His aunt offered to pay for his education at Georgetown, but Fitzgerald wanted to go to Princeton. When his grandmother died in 1913, she left money that made Princeton

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