The Influence of Fitzgeral's Personal Life on The Gerat Gastby

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The Influence of Fitzgerald’s Personal Life on The Great Gatsby Many authors find inspiration through real life experiences and transform them into works of literature to match how they want to portray them. Fitzgerald is no different, in fact, his personal life is a crucial factor in his writing style. Fitzgerald grew up with increasing numbers of difficulties, but found his way around them and incorporated those experiences into his novels. In order to achieve his goals, he began changing himself to fit social standards. Fitzgerald’s novels are a huge success because he writes realistic situations that readers can relate to and are interesting enough to keep the reader active. The struggles, conflicts, and obstacles that…show more content…
The Influence of Fitzgerald’s Personal Life on The Great Gatsby Many authors find inspiration through real life experiences and transform them into works of literature to match how they want to portray them. Fitzgerald is no different, in fact, his personal life is a crucial factor in his writing style. Fitzgerald grew up with increasing numbers of difficulties, but found his way around them and incorporated those experiences into his novels. In order to achieve his goals, he began changing himself to fit social standards. Fitzgerald’s novels are a huge success because he writes realistic situations that readers can relate to and are interesting enough to keep the reader active. The struggles, conflicts, and obstacles that Fitzgerald went through allowed Fitzgerald to express his inner feelings and twist the events to his preference through his writing. Fitzgerald’s personal life was an irreplaceable influence on The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald was “a poor boy in a rich town; a poor boy in a rich boy's school; a poor boy in a rich man's club at Princeton … [that has] never been able to forgive the rich for being rich, and it has colored my entire life and works” (sc.edu). Fitzgerald did not accept the fact that he, as well as many others, had to work painstakingly hard in order to make a living; unlike the rich who had everything handed to them on a silver platter since they were born. In a similar case, Gatsby, from Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, was a

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