The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Brian Barnaik Mrs. Bowers English May 10, 2016 Fantastic Fitzgerald The greatest American writers have their places in history and their stories forever passed down to new generations. Their stories are easily relatable and understandable. One of the most memorable authors is F. Scott. Fitzgerald. His writings during the 1920’s give perspective to the 1920’s atmosphere: most notably in this novel, The Great Gatsby. The environment has influenced his creative mind set and has caused his writing skills to show. Fitzgerald is so fascinated by the 20s with its new music and stories that he calls it the Jazz Age. This era gives birth to what is known as the American Dream. The American Dream stands for the endless possibilities in America. Some of these dreams involve going to school and getting the best education possible or making a lot of money to spend freely and this dream is the life of Fitzgerald. Sometimes dreams do not work out like they appear. Fitzgerald’s enormous debt and becoming a college dropout is the outcome of his success of his writings and getting into Princeton University.Fitzgerald’s life has twists and turns from his time in school to his time in the army and becoming one of the greatest American writers of all time. In St. Paul, Minnesota on September 24th, 1896, Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald is born. He is named after Francis Key Scott, who wrote the “Star-Spangled Banner”. He is the child of Edward Fitzgerald and Mary McQuillan. Fitzgerald’s starts his
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