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    F. Scott Fitzgerald is a notorious modernist author during the 20th century. In particular, his work ,“ Babylon Revisited”(published in 1930), is a short story concerning a disorganized American set in France(Charlie) who deals with sobriety after the stock market crash of 1929. Charlie is modestly trying to gain custody of his daughter (Honoria) to compensate for immature decisions of the past. Ernest Hemingway was also a prominent American author of the modernist movement. He is famous for his

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    Both “Babylon revisited” and “roman fever” are, to a large extent, about characters unable to escape their pasts. Which character, Charlie Wales or Alida Slade, is more responsible, finally, for the manner in which their past catches up to them? NAME: INSTITUTION: Both “Babylon revisited” and “roman fever” are, to a large extent, about characters unable to escape their pasts. Which character, Charlie Wales or Alida Slade, is more responsible, finally, for the manner in which their past catches

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    impassioned American youth, F. Scott Fitzgerald dealt with the effects a self-absorbed lifestyle can have on a spirit and a society in his work “Babylon Revisited.” Though Fitzgerald’s literary works did not become success or popular till after his death, Fitzgerald is now considered one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. In “Babylon Revisited,” Fitzgerald tells Charles J. Wales’ journey in the lovely city of Paris by furnishing a detailed setting. Fitzgerald opens the story of Wales

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    “Babylon Revisited” is a heart felt, beautifully delicate exploration of success, failure and redemption. F. Scott Fitzgerald uses his main character Charlie Wales’ past, present, and desired future to paint a portrait of the things that he feels are the most important in life. Success is examined through the actions of Charlie and his wife during the height of their wealth and the strain that it can cause. Failure is unfolded in Charlie’s loss of wealth and family and finally, redemption is explored

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    Writing Techniques of Shorty Story Authors Compared: Joyce and Fitzgerald “Araby” by James Joyce and “Babylon Revisited” are both stories written to convey everyday reality and truths of the narrator’s life. William Faulkner said during his Nobel Prize acceptance speech that an author “must not leave any room in his workshop for anything but the verities and truths of the heart”. How do these particular authors write embracing Faulkner’s opinion to convey everyday life truths and realities? James

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    F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short story “Babylon Revisited,” (rpt. in Greg Johnson and Thomas R. Arp, Perrine’s Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense, 12th ed. [Boston: Wadsworth, 2015] 199-216) begins in Paris at Ritz Bar when a character named Charlie Wales is introduced. Charlie Wales, is described as a renewed father who tries to regain custody of his daughter Honoria after his previous life of drinking and recklessness. Charlie’s old life of drinking and partying caused him to partake in numerous

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    In 1931, Fitzgerald published “Babylon Revisited” in the Saturday Evening Post. The 18th amendment was still in effect until 1933. The way that this story portrays alcohol was still based on a prohibition-era way of thinking, but looking back on the raucous living of the twenties. Fitzgerald’s own experiences with alcoholism and the consequences of it after the boom heavily influenced this story. Regardless, it is still valuable as an example of contradiction because it shows prohibitionist thought

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    Throughout the story "Babylon Revisited" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, there are a variety of different factors that are revealed. The one that shot out the most is how Charlie shows the inability to let go of his past life in Paris. When he was younger and married, he was a heavy alcoholic along with his wife. One cold, winter night, they were wasted and they got into a heated argument. Charlie locked his wife outside of their home and she past away that night....The causing death was heart problems,

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    There are plenty of controversial moments in “Babylon Revisited” where the reader could argue whether or not Charlie has truly left Babylon. A scene that could be speculated on is when Charlie agrees to have drinks with Lorraine and Duncan. One could argue that this behavior is not appropriate nor responsible for a father-figure; Charlie has a duty to protect Honoria, and a bar is not a safe place for a child to be. Moreover, Lorraine and Duncan symbolize Charlie’s alcoholic lifestyle, so the moment

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