Motivation In The Great Gatsby

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The author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, composed the novel, The Great Gatsby, in 1925. There are many motivations to why he composed this novel. One reason F. Scott Fitzgerald composed the novel was on account of he was impacted by a specific occasion that occurred in his life and it has changed him. F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on September 24, 1896. He was named after his second cousin, whom is the author of the National Anthem, of the United States of America. He was born into a Catholics household, as his mother and father were both Catholics. The Fitzgeralds went to France in the spring of 1924 looking for calmness for his work. He composed The Great Gatsby amid the mid year and fall in Valescure close St. Raphael, however the marriage was harmed by Zelda's affair with a French naval aviator. The extent of the affair was unknown. The Fitzgeralds spent the winter of 1924-1925 in Rome, where he made some revisions to The Great Gatsby; they were on their way to Paris when the novel was published in April. The Great Gatsby made an advancement in Fitzgerald's technique, by using a controlled narrative point of view. Fitzgerald's achievement received praise from rough critics in the writing industry, however sales of Gatsby were disappointing, even though the stage and movie rights brought additional income. Gatsby all through the novel demonstrated how his mission and stereotypical American dream was tainted through his quest for Daisy. Gatsby was a
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