The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald is an American short story writer and novelist who lived in the period between 24th September 1994 to 21st December 1940; his works are considered to be the paradigmatic compositions of the Jazz Age. He is a well-known member of the “Lost Generation” of the 20th century. During his life, he completed a total of four novels; Beautiful and Damned, This Side of Paradise, Tender Is the Night and The Great Gatsby (the most popular of all his stories). In addition, there was a fifth novel, The Love of the Last Tycoon, which he was in the process of writing when he succumbed to a heart attack. He also wrote very many short stories, whose major themes were of the youth, age, promise and despair (Le Vot).
In several years and in many ways F. Scott Fitzgerald has been known to be one of the most notable writers during the 20th century. He provides insights which are very remarkable from his prodigious style and literary voice; some of the examples of the insights provided were into the various lifestyles, such as that of the famous and the rich and even his own lifestyle. In most cases when exploring on various themes such as coming of age, the corruption of the dream of America and disillusionment, F. Scott Fitzgerald often based the whole subject matter on some of the tragic and despicable experiences he had encountered. Even though most people thought that he was the trumpeter of the jazz age, there were never any…
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