Analysis Of F. Scott Fitzgerald

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F. Scott Fitzgerald was an American author who was known for his novels that generally take place during the Jazz Age after World War I. His use of similes add deeper imagery and to emphasize certain descriptions that are necessary to understand in his distinctive writing style. Fitzgerald incorporated a lot of his own personal life into his works; his struggles with alcoholism, mental disorders and marital problems are generally thrown into almost all his novels. Many of his stories can be read for their symbolic qualities. Therefore, F. Scott Fitzgerald was popular for using uncommon and intricate descriptions to help the reader better grasp what is going on in the story.
When F. Scott Fitzgerald was twenty-three, he published his first novel This Side of Paradise which tells the life of Amory Blaine from his childhood to his young adulthood who travels out to New England to attend a boarding school and, later on, Princeton. “This type of novel is known in the literary world as a Bildungsroman which is a novel of personal and moral formation. Fitzgerald demonstrates his unique voice and style and even includes poetry and theater within the work” (Quiklit). At the beginning of the story, Amory acts like a selfish and spoiled child. But as he gets older, he becomes aware of his over inflated ego and begins to ponder on how he could become a better person. He tries religion but it doesn 't really satisfy him and his intimate relationship with Rosalind made Amory feel
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